- By Joel Streed
What you need to know about colon polyps: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Perhaps one of the most dreaded parts of turning 50 is having to get a colonoscopy. While regular colon screening can be uncomfortable, Dr. John Kisiel, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, says this screening is a crucial step in catching colorectal cancer and precancerous polyps early. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Kisiel says polyps play a bigger role in colorectal cancer screening than most people realize. To listen, click the link below.