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Is stage I colon cancer serious?

Stage I colon cancer is very serious. Stage I colon cancer, however, is one of the earlier and more treatable forms of colon cancer. Surgery can often cure cancer in about 90 percent of stage I colon cancer. If you have symptoms of stage I colon cancer, it is important to see your doctor as soon as possible.

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