Re: 41 and colonoscopy yesterday..I have questions
Yes, polyps can happen at almost any age...that is why it is good to get a colonoscopy, particularly if there is any family history of colorectal cancer. It sounds as if yours was benign but he will probably send it for biospy just to be sure. The fact that he said to check again in five years is very encouraging!
Husband dx July 2003, advanced rectal cancer stage 111C; myself dx July 2006 indolent lymphoma; husband dx February 2010, stage 2 prostate cancer.