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A 20 year old girl with throat cancer, would that be just a rare chance occurence?
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In brief: Yes but rare
Unfotunate, young age is not exempt total oropharyngeal cancers account for 2.
6% of total cancers , incidence is very low in young, tobacco uses, hpv ( human papilloma virus, hiv, infections , poor oral hygiene, genetic , are all contributing factors.

In brief: Yes but rare
Unfotunate, young age is not exempt total oropharyngeal cancers account for 2.
6% of total cancers , incidence is very low in young, tobacco uses, hpv ( human papilloma virus, hiv, infections , poor oral hygiene, genetic , are all contributing factors.
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