|#Most colon polyps are harmless. But over time, some colon polyps can develop into colon cancer, which is often fatal when found in its later.
||#Colonoscopy checks the colon for hidden signs of cancer, called polyps. Polyps are growths that could eventually develop into tumors, though.
||#Learn about polyps, types of colon polyps, and how to know if you have cancerous or precancerous colon polyps.
||#The risk for colorectal cancer is about times higher in patients who have advanced adenomatous polyps detected during colonoscopy vs.|