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Is it possible that a teenager can have colon cancer?

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In brief: Unlikely, but

Anything is possible, especially if this teenager is in a high risk group.
Get an opinion from a GI specialist.

In brief: Unlikely, but

Anything is possible, especially if this teenager is in a high risk group.
Get an opinion from a GI specialist.
Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Very rarely

Colon cancer is rare under the age of 40 years.
But on very rare situations it has occured in youngsters in their teen years.

In brief: Very rarely

Colon cancer is rare under the age of 40 years.
But on very rare situations it has occured in youngsters in their teen years.
Dr. Sewa Legha
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