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What is the largest age group of people malignant neoplasms? 40's, 50's, etc ?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Older = more cancer

In general, the older we get, the higher our risk for cancer.
As cells age, they aren't able to repair themselves as easily. They've also endure a lifetime of toxic exposures! it's different for each cancer, but the graph to the right shows the overall increase in cancer with age. It's a bummer for all of us... Even oncologists!

In brief: Older = more cancer

In general, the older we get, the higher our risk for cancer.
As cells age, they aren't able to repair themselves as easily. They've also endure a lifetime of toxic exposures! it's different for each cancer, but the graph to the right shows the overall increase in cancer with age. It's a bummer for all of us... Even oncologists!
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