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Is there a cure for stage 2 rectal cancer?

Many people make a full recovery after treatment for stage 2 rectal cancer. Surgery is the only reliable way to cure the illness. The extent of the surgery and whether or not additional treatment is needed depends on how aggressive the cancer is.

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Can stage 2 rectal cancer be prevented?
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To prevent stage 2 rectal cancer, you should receive regular screenings for the disease. These scree...
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How does surgery affect people with stage 2 rectal cancer?
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Surgery is necessary for treatment of rectal cancer. Many people can fully recover from stage 2 rect...
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How do I manage my stage 2 rectal cancer on a daily basis?
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You may notice problems with your bowel movements, in which case you should notify your doctor immed...
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Is stage 2 rectal cancer serious?
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Stage 2 is the third stage of rectal cancer. While the chances of recovery from rectal cancer decrea...
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