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Is stage 1 rectal cancer serious?

Stage 1 is the second stage of rectal cancer and is still easy to treat. To treat stage 1 rectal cancer, your doctor can remove the cancer during a colonoscopy. Usually when rectal cancer is caught this early, you will make a full recovery.

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