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Experts are not yet certain that these approaches prevent
colon polyps or
methods should not be a substitute for regular colorectal screening, especially
if you are older than 50 or are at
increased risk for colon polyps or colon cancer. While
these approaches may decrease your risk for colon polyps, they will not prevent
you from ever having colon polyps.