- Q Does rectal cancer affect children differently than adults?
Rectal cancer in children is very rare. Rectal cancer usually occurs in adults who have reached middle age or older. However, the symptoms of rectal cancer remain the same. Full Answer
- Q What increases my risk for rectal cancer?
Your risk for rectal cancer can stem from genetics or a previous medical condition. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis can put you at a higher risk or rectal cancer, so be sure to go through rectal cancer screenings recommended by your doctor. A... Full Answer