Pretty rare. Please check out www. Michaelsmission. Org it is a very informative website about colorectal cancer.
Quite Rare. It is relatively rare. This raises the question of a genetic predisposition to this cancer (e.g. Lynch syndrome). The 25yo with the colon cancer should be seen by a genetics counseling team as well for possible genetic testing.
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.
Extremely rare. But possible 0.1 % colon cancer occurs in twenties, mostly due to genetic predisposition, 13 yr even rare Age is no exception for cancer.
Negligible. 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.
What are the chances of having colon cancer in a 36 year old man with no history of colon cancer in his family?
Low. Screening for blood can be done anytime as a stool test. Then colonoscopy is generally done after 45.
Very low. Unless you have an underlying disease loike ulcerativ colitis or a strong family history of bowel cancer or multiple polyps, your risk is very low. Get off your american diet and go with more grains, veggies and less processed foods!
Rarely. Given a normal health history, colon cancer is exceedingly rare in a 22 yo.
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.
Less than 1-2% http://seer. Cancer. Gov/statfacts/htmlcolorect. Html from 2005-2009, the median age at diagnosis for cancer of the colon and rectum was 69 years of age3. Approximately 0.1% were diagnosed under age 20; 1.1% between 20 and 34; 4.0% between 35 and 44; 13.4% between 45 and 54; 20.4% between 55 and 64; 24.0% between 65 and 74; 25.0% between 75 and 84; and 12.0% 85+ years of age.
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.
Yes. There have been enumerable advances in the treatment of colon cancer over the past decade. The surgery to remove the cancer is often safe. In the event that chemotherapy is recommended, the response rates are quite high.