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Is it possible to get colorectal cancer when you're still young?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Some people with inherited defects in dna develop colon cancer while young.
They generally have a stong family history of colon cancer.

In brief: Yes
Some people with inherited defects in dna develop colon cancer while young.
They generally have a stong family history of colon cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
I suppose it depends on what you mean by "still young"!although colon cancer is generally a disease of those 50 years of age and older, it can affect people in their 20s-40s.

In brief: Yes
I suppose it depends on what you mean by "still young"!although colon cancer is generally a disease of those 50 years of age and older, it can affect people in their 20s-40s.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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