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How Rare Is Colon Cancer In A 25 Year Old
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
How rare is colon cancer in a 28 year old female? My family has no history of the disease. I've recently been diagnosed with ibs.
Colon cancer: Colon cancer is rare is young people but can be see in association with diseases such as familial polyposis. Patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease involving the colon with longstanding colitis are at greater risk of developing colon or rectal cancer than the general population. Patients who develop IBD at a younger age may be at an increased risk when they are older. ...Read more
How rare is colon cancer in a 28 year old male it runs in the family I have had constipation it goes away and comes back there is no blood in stool.
Unless there is family history of early age colon cancer, your chance of having colon cancer is negligible. You may consult this site for more info.
https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC2780097/
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
What are the chances of having colon cancer in a 36 year old man with no history of colon cancer in his family?
Not often: Although it's possible, it's unlikely. A study I just read sited of people ages 20-49 about 8.4/100, 000. Keep in mind that includes the range of ages. If you have family with colon cancer at a young age, that would increase your risk....And you would not be in the 8.5/100, 00. ...Read more
Very very rare:
Even with a strong family history of colon cancer, it is extremely unlikely for a 15 year old to have colon cancer. See this site for hereditary colon cancer info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/colorectal-cancer/guide/inherited-colorectal-cancer. ...Read more
Colon CA: Yes. But if you smoke or ever did then lung would move up to be more common. Please add that to your risk possibilities. ...Read more
How quickly do symptoms progress with colon cancer? I'm an 18 year old male exhibiting colon cancer-like symptoms.
Cancer warning signs: Warning signs for bowel cancer include blood in stool, change in bowel habits, change in stool caliber and abdominal discomfort, but none are specific for bowel cancer. A doctor can help sort out any symptoms. How quickly symptoms progress is variable among individuals. ...Read more
How likely would it be for an 18 year old to have colon cancer? (No cancer in family) I simply want to know the chances of colon cancer at my age.
I simply want to know what are the chances of colon cancer occurring at 18 years old? I'm an 18 year old female. What are the chances of colon cancer?
Extremely rare: In certain cases of congenital polyposis, colon cancer may occur early. The acquired form takes 3 hits to eventually produce a field effect in specific areas of the colon. Here, polyps or cancer may arise. It is felt that this is due to secondary infection from the polyoma virus that induces the original change but then a secondary infection with EBV is needed to induce needed telomerase activit ...Read more
22 year old male terrified of colon cancer my appetite hasn't really been there lately how likely is it due to colon cancer what are my realistic odds?
Odds are small....: Colon cancer would be quite rare at your age. Are you having symptoms such as bleeding from the rectum (not usually cancer - more likely to be a tear or hemorrhoid) or black bowel movements? Do you have a family history with many folks who have colon cancer at young ages? Have you been advised by a doctor to start having colonoscopies early? If not, you may want to talk to your doctor re: anxiety. ...Read more
Colon cancer: Shouldn't be an issue. If you have any problems pleas see your doctor. ...Read more
I am not constipated but at the end of my bm I feel that there`s a part that won`t come out. Can a 23 year old have colon cancer?
Why are most doctors so quick to write off colon cancer probability in a 21 year old? Most doctors won't test me for colon cancer why?
What is the life expectancy for a 78 year old man with stage 3 colon cancer which has not spread?
Variable: There is >50% chance that your colon cancer is cured with surgery already, in which case your life expectancy should be like a normal healthy person. You may benefit from treatment using adjuvant chemotherapy, if your tumor had spread/involved the lymph nodes in the abdomen. Check with your doctor and let us know how many nodes were involved with your tumor? ...Read more
What are the chances of a for the most part healthy 16 year old female with no family history of cancer getting colon cancer?
I was wondering for my 17 year old what would be the chances of surving colon cancer? If it spread to the spleen what stage would it be? Will he die?
Why do you ask?: First, it's extremely uncommon for a 17 year old to have ordinary colon cancer unless there's a pre-existing multiple-polyps syndrome. Second, colon cancer almost never spreads to the spleen. Something is not right here. You need to find out exactly what's happening before you make any plans. I hope you get this solved. Best wishes. ...Read more
How likely is colon cancer is a 20-25 year old male who doesn't smoke, drink, good diet. Father's mother died of colon cancer, but dad is totally fine.
25 year old male. Found blood on tissue in december. Black, tarry stool month later. Now undigested food and always pencil thin stool. Colon cancer?
Get seen: You should have seen your physician already. Be brave. There are several possibilities. ...Read more
What are the chances this is colon cancer? Loose bloody stool. 25 year old male with history of ibd. Seeing a GI doc soon.
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