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Polyps of the Colon and Rectum

Polyps: Overview, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment | Singapore General Hospital

Polyps of the Colon and Rectum - What it is

Polyps of the Colon and Rectum Singapore General HospitalPolyps are abnormal growths arising from the internal lining of the large intestine (colon). Some polyps are flat; others have a stalk.

Polyps are one of the most common conditions affecting the colon and rectum, occurring in 15-20 percent of the adult population. Although most polyps are benign, certain polyps may eventually turn cancerous.

Polyps of the Colon and Rectum - How to prevent?

Polyps of the Colon and Rectum - Causes and Risk Factors

Polyps of the Colon and Rectum - Preparing for surgery

Polyps of the Colon and Rectum - Post-surgery care

Polyps of the Colon and Rectum - Other Information

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