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Does stage 3 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.

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How do other illnesses affect stage 3 rectal cancer?
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Some other illnesses can cause rectal cancer. If you have Crohn?s disease or ulcerative colitis, dis...
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Can stage 3 rectal cancer be prevented?
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To prevent stage 3 rectal cancer, you should receive regular screenings for the disease. These scree...
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How do I manage my stage 3 rectal cancer on a daily basis?
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You may notice problems with your bowel movements, in which case you should notify your doctor immed...
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How is stage 3 rectal cancer diagnosed?
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Several diagnostic tests diagnose rectal cancer. Sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy are exams in which yo...
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