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A 22-year-old male asked:

can a 22 year old get esophageal cancer? how rare is it ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Extremely : It would be extremely rare for a 22 year-old to get esophageal cancer. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. For nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. Get HPV vaccine

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What is the age range for esophageal cancer?

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What would be the most effective remedy for cure esophageal cancer?

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Surgery: Resection with or without adjuvant radiation has had the best chances.
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Can you please tell me final stages of life with esophageal cancer?

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Help please! is esophageal cancer uncommon to have for 24 year old?

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Yes: Overall the esophageal cancer is uncommon.

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