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For what length of time can someone have abnormal cells before they become pre-cancerous or cancerous?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Life

Some abnormal cells never become "cancerous" or clinically significant.
The rate of change from pre-cancer to cancer is dependent on the cancer type as well as the individual and may be difficult to predict for any one person.

In brief: Life

Some abnormal cells never become "cancerous" or clinically significant.
The rate of change from pre-cancer to cancer is dependent on the cancer type as well as the individual and may be difficult to predict for any one person.
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