What Causes Colon Polyps? Symptoms, Types, Pictures, Cancer Risks

Colon polyps are growths on the surface of the colon or large intestine. There are three types of colon polyps. One type, adenomas, have the greatest risk of turning into pre-cancer or colon cancer. About 10% of people get this type. About 90% of people get another type of colon polyp called hyperplastic polyp. Some risk factors for colon polyps include age, family history, and diet.
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