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What is the survival rate of stage I colon cancer?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Stage I colon cancer is very treatable and often curable. Because it hasn't spread beyond the colon wall, surgery can often cure 70 to 90 percent of stage I colon cancer cases. The survival rate at five years is over 90 percent.

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