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Could you potentially have prostate cancer at 19?

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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 18 years experience
Essentially 0%. : Prostate cancer has one of the strongest relationships between age and any human malignancy. In data from the national cancer institute's surveillance, epidemiology and end results (seer) program, 0.0% were diagnosed under age 34; 0.6% between 35 and 44; 9.5% between 45 and 54; 31.6% between 55 and 64; 35.5% between 65 and 74; 18.6% between 75 and 84; and 4.1% 85+ years of age.
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