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Do 16 year olds ever get cancer?
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Unfortunately anybody at any age can get cancer.
It is rare in childhood and becomes much more common in the elderly.

In brief: Yes
Unfortunately anybody at any age can get cancer.
It is rare in childhood and becomes much more common in the elderly.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Incidence is 21.8 per 100, 000 (age 15-19) people.
A breakdown by age is shown at: http://apps.Nccd.Cdc.Gov/uscs/cancersbyageandrace.Aspx?Gender=male%20and%20female&count=false&population=false&datatype=incidence&ratetype=ageadjtype&cancersite=all%20cancer%20sites%20combined&year=2008&site=all%20cancer%20sites%20combined&surveyinstanceid=1.

In brief: Yes
Incidence is 21.8 per 100, 000 (age 15-19) people.
A breakdown by age is shown at: http://apps.Nccd.Cdc.Gov/uscs/cancersbyageandrace.Aspx?Gender=male%20and%20female&count=false&population=false&datatype=incidence&ratetype=ageadjtype&cancersite=all%20cancer%20sites%20combined&year=2008&site=all%20cancer%20sites%20combined&surveyinstanceid=1.
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Dr. Scott Diede
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