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Does bladder cancer affect children differently than adults?

Bladder cancer is seen very infrequently in children and young adults. Data show that only 0.1 percent of those diagnosed with bladder cancer were under the age of 20. Most people diagnosed with bladder cancer tend to be adults over 55 years old.

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