Colon and Rectal Cancer 

Colonic Polyps; What I need to know about Colon Polyps 

Cancer of the colon or rectum is often called colorectal cancer. The colon and the rectum are part of the large intestine, which is part of the digestive system. Tumors found in the colon or rectum may be benign (noncancerous) growths of tissue (polyps) or malignant cancerous growths of tissue that may spread to other parts of the body.

small, fleshy, mushroom-shaped growths in the colon.

Colorectal Cancer as related to Colon Polyps