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  • n  a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin

  • Also benign is adenoma, which lines gland-like depressions or cavities in the tissue structure.
  • Although the tissue samples proved benign, doctors concluded the polyp was a villous adenoma, so called because of the villi, or finger-like projections visible under a microscope.
  • That particular polyp, called adenoma type, is one that, if it is left, begins to develop cancerous cells.

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    These clinical trial results are new. The cardiovascular findings in one of the studies (Adenoma Prevention with Celecoxib or APC) are unexpected and not consistent with the reported findings in the second study (Prevention of Spontaneous... Hank McKinnell USA Today Dec 17, 2004 1239 1893 adenosine This newly discovered compound decreases the formation of ever-present cellular messenger molecules, cyclic guanosine monophosphate and cyclic adenosine monophosphate, caused by various bacterial toxins and might prevent or attenuate the intestinal...

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