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Can teenagers get oral or throat cancer?

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Dr. David Masiello
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It is possible for anyone to get anything.
This risk of this happning is extremly small, but it is possible.

In brief: Yes

It is possible for anyone to get anything.
This risk of this happning is extremly small, but it is possible.
Dr. David Masiello
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Dr. Joseph Woods
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
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In brief: Possibly, not likely

This kind of cancer usually presnts after age 50.
But tobacco use (also smokeless) and alcohol use are risk factors, so if a teenager does a lot of these things, amd they are really susceptable, they could get it.

In brief: Possibly, not likely

This kind of cancer usually presnts after age 50.
But tobacco use (also smokeless) and alcohol use are risk factors, so if a teenager does a lot of these things, amd they are really susceptable, they could get it.
Dr. Joseph Woods
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