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Is there a cure for stage 1 rectal cancer?

Most people with stage 1 rectal cancer recover completely. If you have stage 1 rectal cancer, you will need to have the cancerous polyp removed. This is done during a colonoscopy. Usually this procedure eliminates stage 1 rectal cancer.

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