- By Joel Streed
Colorectal cancer screening options: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Most cases of colon cancer begin as small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells called polyps. Over time, some polyps become colon cancers. Because these polyps may be small and produce few, if any, symptoms, health care providers recommend regular screening tests to prevent colon cancer. These screenings identify and remove polyps before they become cancerous.
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. John Kisiel, outlines some screening options. To listen, click the link below