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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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How common is stage 1 rectal cancer?
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How does surgery affect people with stage 1 rectal cancer?
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Surgery is necessary for treatment of rectal cancer. It usually cures people with stage 1 rectal can...
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Are there alternative treatments for stage 1 rectal cancer?
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To treat rectal cancer, you will need to have the cancer removed. There is no reliable alternative t...
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What increases my risk for stage 1 rectal cancer?
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