Medical Myth – Colorectal Cancer Prevention – Penn State Cancer Institute

Medical Myth – Colorectal Cancer Prevention – Penn State Cancer Institute


Colorectal cancer absolutely can be
prevented because there is a precursor to the cancer itself that we call a
polyp. And this is a benign growth in the colon or rectum that can be removed by a
colonoscopy before it turns into cancer. So yes, colorectal cancer can be
prevented.

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