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Can a 15 yr old boy can have prostate cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Not likely

Prostate gland grows under the influence of androgenic hormones as does prostate cancer.
Barring some rare genetic defect, that I am unaware of, a 15 year old will not have prostate cancer.

In brief: Not likely

Prostate gland grows under the influence of androgenic hormones as does prostate cancer.
Barring some rare genetic defect, that I am unaware of, a 15 year old will not have prostate cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Helen Mabry
Surgery

In brief: Very unlikely

Prostate cancer increases in frequency with age.
It is very rare in young men and very common in older men. It would be extremely rare in a 15 year old. The youngest person I have known of with prostate cancer was 30.

In brief: Very unlikely

Prostate cancer increases in frequency with age.
It is very rare in young men and very common in older men. It would be extremely rare in a 15 year old. The youngest person I have known of with prostate cancer was 30.
Dr. Helen Mabry
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