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Are some people more likely to get colon cancer?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Personal hx colon cancer or polyps or breast cancer, family history of colon/rectal cancer or polyps, inflammatory bowel disease and age over 50 are all factors that increase one's risk for development of colon cancer. If in doubt, check it out!

In brief: Yes

Personal hx colon cancer or polyps or breast cancer, family history of colon/rectal cancer or polyps, inflammatory bowel disease and age over 50 are all factors that increase one's risk for development of colon cancer. If in doubt, check it out!
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are certain genetic abnormalities that make the development of colon cancer more likely.

In brief: Yes

There are certain genetic abnormalities that make the development of colon cancer more likely.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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