The colon and rectum are two areas where uncontrolled cell growth can result in anal polyps. Healthy cells grow and divide in an orderly manner, but mutations in specific genes can cause cells to continue dividing even when new cells are not required. An anal polyp or colon polyp is a growth on the inner lining […]
Colorectal cancer, or colon cancer, is cancer that arises in the colon or rectum. If often begins when polyps, or abnormal growths, form and turn cancerous over time. Learn all about this type of cancer, here.