How do you remove a tumor from the colon?

This question was asked in Jacksonville, Florida on 04/13/2012.
I have a large lipoma in the distal ascending colon.

Doctors Answers (2)

Harsha Vittal, M.D.
Answered on: 4/16/2012

Unless it is causing symptoms there is no reason to remove a lipoma.

David Pound, M.D.
Answered on: 4/16/2012

You will need to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist to see what will need to be done. Surgery may be indicated.