Colon Cancer Causes and Risk Factors


Colon cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the large intestine (colon) or the rectum (end of the colon). Most colon cancers develop from small benign tumors called polyps that form in the wall of the intestine. Over time, some of these polyps may turn into colon cancer if left untreated or not removed properly. For this reason, regular screenings are recommended to help prevent colon cancer by identifying and removing polyps before they turn into cancer.

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