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What do I need to know about caring for someone with stage 1 rectal cancer?

Someone with stage 1 rectal cancer will need to have the cancer removed during a colonoscopy. Afterwards, he or she may feel bloated and slightly uncomfortable. Be sensitive to these side effects of the procedure. A day or so after a colonoscopy he or she should be feeling back to normal.

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