Colorectal Cancer

Risk Factors

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1. Polyps are growths in the colon and rectum that are




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Polyps of the colon and rectum are usually benign and produce no symptoms, but they may cause painless bleeding from the rectum. There may be single or multiple polyps, and they are fairly common in people over age 50. Over time, certain types of polyps, called adenomatous polyps, can develop into cancer.