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Is It Possible For 18 Year Olds To Have Stomach Cancer
Yes, but very rare: It is rare to have gastric cancer at such a young age. However, a familial type of gastric cancer does exist (hereditary diffuse gastric cancer). Worldwide, the incidence of stomach cancer among population aged between 25-35 is increasing suggesting perhaps there is a new enviromental exposure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, but very rare: Stomach cancer in children younger than 18 years account for less than 1% of all stomach cancer cases. Fewer than 100 cases of colon cancer are diagnosed in children each year in the United States. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/unusual-cancers-childhood/healthprofessional/page4. ...Read more
Rare: This would be very rare!Get a more detailed answer ›
Pretty unlikely: There are several types of stomach cancer, but the most common is adenocarcinoma of the stomach. While this is a common cancer of the digestive tract worldwide, it is uncommon in the United States. It occurs most often in men over age 40. Risk factors include: infection with h. Pylori, smoking, and some genetic syndromes. If in doubt, an endoscopic examination will be diagnostic. ...Read more
What are rare causes of poor appetite in.A 22 year old? Colon.Or stomach cancer a realistic sign. Help me understand uncommon causes of poor appetite
Several: Numerous causes for loss of appetite several diseases , several medications from cold to cancer , some one 22 yr old with no other symptoms , only thing that causes is anxiety and depression, most common in young.You are only 22 don't think of cancers , enjoy your life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been experiencing excessive stomach gas and cramps. I'm very concerned about stomach cancer. I'm a fairly healthy, twenty year old male with no background of cancer in my family.?
Treat the GERD: If the GERD is treated properly with antacids, there is very little risk of developing Barretts. There is very remote if any chance of developing Gastric Cancer. So youc an relax and take your PPIs as needed to keep the heart burn under full control. You may ahve to take PPIS for a long time. But you can get the Cancer fear out of your mind. You may need Upper endoscopy every 10 years to look fo ...Read more
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