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What is stage 0 colon cancer?

Colon cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the large intestine, which is also known as the colon. In stage 0 colon cancer, the cancer is only within the inner layer of the colon. Stage 0 colon cancer is the earliest and most treatable form of colon cancer.

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How is stage 0 colon cancer diagnosed?
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Your doctor may use blood tests for more information, but blood tests alone cannot diagnose stage 0 ...
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How do other illnesses affect stage 0 colon cancer?
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A variety of other illnesses can increase your risk for stage 0 colon cancer. Certain inherited synd...
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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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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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