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... Glad to hear you were Stage I and caught it early. ... (9 replies)
... Welcome, while it is possible for you to have colon cancer, I think it is rare bases on your age. ... (11 replies)
... story starts literaly over night. I awoke feeling great, by that evening I was having what I thought were PMS cramps, my body ached, after a week of this I went to see the doc. ... (9 replies)

... I was 28 at my first colonoscopy. I went for stomach problems. I have no family history. They found several polyps and two which were already tumors. I had to have a right hemicolectomy and the right side of my colon was totally removed. ... (4 replies)
... the side and when i wipe i noticed some blood on the toilet paper as well allso when i poop sometimes my bowls doesnt feel fully empty kinda only sometimes do i have colon cancer? ... (4 replies)
... Hi,Yes you are young that is very true but the only way to make you feel better inside and out is to go and get the test done i had it done it only takes 20 minutes they put you to sleep. ... (4 replies)
How common is it?
May 13, 2008
... As others have stated it is possible for someone in their 20's to have colon cancer, but it is extremely unlikely. Unless you have a family history of either colon cancer at a young age or polyps then it is very likely to be a non cancerous condition. ... (9 replies)
... predicament. About 5 months ago I became constipated for the first time in my life, and my butt hurt when I sat down. I took some medicine and was finally able to go. Since then is when the problems began. I have seen blood twice. One was when I took the laxatives, and it was a streak on one of my stools. ... (21 replies)
... Lee, it must have been scary to get a diagnosis like that. I'm glad your doc sent you for the baseline colonoscopy. ... (4 replies)
... Sorry you are having such trouble with your chemo. As far as endometrial cancer goes, don't let them poo poo it without giving you the proper tests. ... (7 replies)
Too young? helppp
Apr 25, 2006
... I agree with the others. Push for the appointment asap. Not to scare you, but so many doctors still have the mindset that you have to be 50 to get colon cancer. The colon club is full of people diagnosed in their late teens and 20's. Don't put it off. ... (11 replies)
Aug 10, 2008
... My docs said that I was too young to get colon cancer too. I'm 29. They don't know everything..... turns out I had it. Everyone's symptoms are different, and can be caused by a number of things. ... (6 replies)
My mom
Apr 29, 2004
... Thanks for the message. Even though my mom could not talk due to her condition from her stroke, the day before she passed, she gestured me and my sister to get checkups and get the colonoscopy done asap. ... (7 replies)
... Your son is pretty young to have colorectal cancer, but I guess it's slightly possible. Maybe he has irritable bowel syndrome and hemmoroids. ... (10 replies)
... I was dx at stage three with six lymph nodes involved. I was at least older at dx. Forty eight is still considered young to get colon cancer but it is far less of an impact than twenty six. I never had a chance to feel the impact of narcotics. They gave me one shot of morphine after the op. ... (1 replies)
... about it. My doctor thinks I'm too young to get colon cancer and does not really want me to take any tests. She suggests a change of diet first. So, I don't know what else I CAN do. ... (17 replies)
... Your problem does NOT sound at all to that of Howie's to me... Not to scare you, but I think you need a colonoscopy ASAP. ... (9 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear about what you're going through at such a very young age. I can only say that I wish the both of you the very best. The fact that you both have colon cancer at such a young age is shocking. I'm a senior citizen. I go back a long time when colon cancer was very rare under the age of 50. ... (23 replies)
... There are known and unknown causes of colon cancer. "There is a hereditary condition called FAP where a person develops hundreds of polyps in the colon at a young age. ... (3 replies)
... is quite young to develop colon cancer. ... (7 replies)

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