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What is stage I colon cancer?

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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Are there alternative treatments for stage I colon cancer?
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Stage I colon cancer cannot be treated through alternative treatments. However, they can help treat ...
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How is stage I colon cancer diagnosed?
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Your doctor may use blood tests for more information, but blood tests alone cannot diagnose stage I ...
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What is the survival rate of stage I colon cancer?
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Stage I colon cancer is very treatable and often curable. Because it hasn't spread beyond the colon ...
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How effective is surgery as a treatment for stage I colon cancer?
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Surgery is one of the most effective treatments for stage I colon cancer. In stage I colon cancer, s...
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