Mar
23

March Is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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Colorectal cancer is cancer that starts in either the colon or rectum. Colon cancer and rectal cancer have many features in common. Most colorectal cancers start as a polyp (pah-lip)- a growth that starts in the inner lining of the colon or rectum and grows toward the center. Most polyps are not cancer. Only certain types of polyps ( called adenomas (ad-uh-NO-muhs) can become cancer. Click here for more information Colon-Cancer2