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What causes stage 0 colon cancer?

Although there are a number of risk factors that can increase someone's chances for developing colon cancer, the actual cause of stage 0 colon cancer is generally unknown. Something causes healthy cells to begin growing abnormally. In some people, these overgrown cell areas can become stage 0 colon cancer.

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Is there a cure for stage 0 colon cancer?
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Stage 0 colon cancer can be cured most often through surgery, but chemotherapy and radiation may als...
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How effective is surgery as a treatment for stage 0 colon cancer?
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Surgery is one of the most effective treatments for stage 0 colon cancer. In stage 0 colon cancer, s...
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Should I talk to my doctor about my stage 0 colon cancer symptoms?
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You should definitely talk to your doctor if you are experiencing symptoms of stage 0 colon cancer. ...
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What increases my risk for stage 0 colon cancer?
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A variety of lifestyle and heredity factors can increase your risk for stage 0 colon cancer. Older a...
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