Where do polyps occur?

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Stephanie A. Wishnev, MD
Colorectal Surgery
Polyps can be many places in the body, but they're the most common in the colon and rectum, says Stephanie Wishnev, MD, a colorectal surgeon at MountainView Hospital. In this video, she says gastric polyps can also lead to cancer.

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