What is stage I colon cancer?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Colon cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the large intestine, which is also known as the colon. In stage I colon cancer, the cancer has spread beyond the inner layer of the colon, but is still contained within the colon wall. Stage I colon cancer is an early and very treatable form of colon cancer.

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