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I'm native american am I more susceptible to getting colon polyps?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Family History

Your family history (colon cancer, colon polyps and even breast/ovarian cancers) are more important than your ethnic background.

In brief: Family History

Your family history (colon cancer, colon polyps and even breast/ovarian cancers) are more important than your ethnic background.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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In brief: No

Im not aware of any increased risk of colon cancer in native americans.
If you have a family history that is different. Be sure to be referred for colon screening at age 50 or sooner if you have a family history.

In brief: No

Im not aware of any increased risk of colon cancer in native americans.
If you have a family history that is different. Be sure to be referred for colon screening at age 50 or sooner if you have a family history.
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