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Do gynecologic cancers affect children differently than adults?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Gynecologic cancers do not typically affect children. Gynecologic cancers usually strike women of childbearing age, or women whose childbearing years are behind them. Your risk of developing gynecologic cancer begins to increase at age 30.

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