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At which ages are you more likely at risk for colon cancer?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
5 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

People at risk for colon polyps and colon cancer are at most risk between age 50 and 75 and thus should be screened via colonoscopy or other means.
If a personal or family history is present screening should begin before age 50.

In brief: Depends

People at risk for colon polyps and colon cancer are at most risk between age 50 and 75 and thus should be screened via colonoscopy or other means.
If a personal or family history is present screening should begin before age 50.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: 60s

The average age at the time of diagnosis for sporadic (as opposed to familial) colon cancer is about 63 years old.

In brief: 60s

The average age at the time of diagnosis for sporadic (as opposed to familial) colon cancer is about 63 years old.
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
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