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How effective is surgery as a treatment for stage I colon cancer?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Surgery is one of the most effective treatments for stage I colon cancer. In stage I colon cancer, surgery may cure up to 90 percent of all cases. It is often the primary treatment.

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