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How does Celebrex treat familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)?

Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is a hereditary condition in which numerous polyps chronically grow in your colon. FAP often leads to colon cancer. The only cure of FAP is removal of the entire colon; however, Celebrex treats FAP by preventing the formation and reducing the size of polyps that grow in your colon.

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