Sessile serrated adenoma/polyps: Where are we at in 2016?

  title={Sessile serrated adenoma/polyps: Where are we at in 2016?},
  author={Rajvinder Singh and Leonardo Zorr{\'o}n Cheng Tao Pu and Doreen Siew Ching Koay and Alastair Burt},
  booktitle={World journal of gastroenterology},
It is currently known that colorectal cancers (CRC) arise from 3 different pathways: the adenoma to carcinoma chromosomal instability pathway (50%-70%); the mutator "Lynch syndrome" route (3%-5%); and the serrated pathway (30%-35%). The World Health Organization has classified serrated polyps into three types of lesions: hyperplastic polyps (HP), sessile serrated adenomas/polyps (SSA/P) and traditional serrated adenomas (TSA), the latter two strongly associated with development of CRCs. HPs do… CONTINUE READING


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