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UPDATE: A Friday Night Email from Your Genetic Counselor

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UPDATE: A Friday Night Email from Your Genetic Counselor

UPDATE: When this article was originally published, I disclosed how much of an imprint this case left on me. Now, as we approach the seven-year anniversary of finally discovering the genetic mutation that plagued Nate’s family, I decided to reach out to Nate’s dad, Larry, to see how the family has been doing. He had…

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Podcast: Anorexia? Depression? Hypochondiasis? No, it was colon cancer.

Meet Christina. In 1994, at the age of 24, she was misdiagnosed with anorexia, depression and hypochondriasis… only to find out she actually had early-onset colon cancer. Even with an extensive family history of cancer, it took her over a year and a half to get answers about what was really going on with her…

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No, You’re Too Young to Have Colon Cancer

colon-cancer Updated: March 5, 2019 The vast majority of people who are diagnosed with colon cancer are over the age of 50. In fact, the average ages of colon cancer diagnoses in the United States is 68 for men and 72 for women. However, colon cancer can and does occur in people in their teens,…

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