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Stage 4 Rectal Cancer

Is there a cure for stage 4 rectal cancer?

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  • Once rectal cancer has reached stage 4, it is difficult to cure the disease. However, treatment can extend life and relieve pain. A combination of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation is usually used. With stage 4 rectal cancer, you may want to make end of life plans with your doctor and loved ones.

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