What You Need to Know About Colon Cancer

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  • What Are the Risk Factors?
  • Your Diet and Colon Cancer
  • Understanding Polyps
  • Major Symptoms
  • Who Should Be Screened?
  • What Does Screening Look Like?
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  • March Is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • What Is Colon Cancer?
  • African-Americans and Colon Cancer

Understanding Polyps

Polyps (growths) can be found in the colon and/or rectum. They can be precancerous or noncancerous. If polyps are found, they are usually removed, which can help prevent cancer from forming.

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