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Odds Of Stomach Cancer In 20s
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
Very low- unless..: The incidence of stomach cancer at age of 22 is very rare. You should not worry about this. If multiple family members had stomach cancer, especially at younger age (less than 40) -then that would be a different scenario. Your risk to get other problems like depression, getting involved in motor vehicle accident, infection is way way higher. Please go and talk to your primary doctor in detail.See 1 more doctor answer
What are the odds of stomach cancer at 24? My partner has had acidity discomfort an bloated stomach an is worried! I know it's rare but how rare?
No such statistic: Given the age of the patient and the lack of diagnostic symptoms there is no specific statistic to share.
What are the odds of stomach cancer at 24? A friend is having acidity bit of discomfort and bloating in stomach I no it's rare but what are the odds?
What are survival odds for early stage stomach cancer? It’s stage 1, so is it likely it can be cured? Will I have to worry about it coming back?
Depends: Would need more information on tumor size, location, cell type, and surgical margins but stage 1 would have the best results & best survival statistics. May likely need repeat endoscopy & biopsies in the future to watch.
I'm 22 why does wellbutrin (bupropion) make me feel full early when I use to eat like crazy do I have a stomach cancer? What are odds?
Rare as primaries: Do you mean as primary cancers? Cancers can spread and be in multiple organs at the same time.See 1 more doctor answer
Very low, but......: Just based on age alone, the risk for stomach cancer is very low. However, other factors such as family history, tobacco use (of any type), alcohol use, consumption of spicy foods, and certain environmental/industrial exposures may increase your risk. See your doctor if you are still concerned.See 2 more doctor answers
What is the estimated percentage of men in the 20s age group that gets stomach cancer? I'm 22 should I worry
How common is stomach cancer in the U.S., and does it mostly affect certain types of people, such as meat-eaters?
Not very common: Stomach or gastric cancers have decreased in the US since the 1940's. There are some stomach cancers however associated with H. pylori stomach infections. Smoked foods, excess alcohol intake, and cigarette smoking may be associated with stomach cancer. It is more common in other countries than the US.See 1 more doctor answer
A serious disease.: Stomach cancer is an abnormal growth of the lining of the stomach. It can cause pain and bleeding. If caught early, stomach cancer can be treated by surgically removing the cancer, along with some normal stomach. Stomach cancer can grow quite quickly and move to other organs, at which time it is usually incurable.See 1 more doctor answer
Several risk factors: Stomach cancer happens when a mutation in one of the stomach's normal cells leads to cancerous transformation. Although no one knows exactly why this mutation happens, there are several risk factors for stomach cancer including asian ethnicity, smoking, a family history of stomach cancer, and infection with the bacteria h.Pylori.See 1 more doctor answer
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