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How do medications treat stage III colon cancer?

Stage III colon cancer is most often treated by surgery. However, other medicines may supplement surgical treatment. Chemotherapy and radiation therapy, if used, attack and kill the cancer cells.

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Should I talk to my doctor about my stage III colon cancer symptoms?
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You should definitely talk to your doctor if you are experiencing symptoms of stage III colon cancer...
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What are the symptoms of stage III colon cancer?
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Colon cancer symptoms often center around the colon and digestive system. Rectal bleeding or bloody ...
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Are there alternative treatments for stage III colon cancer?
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Stage III colon cancer cannot be treated through alternative treatments. However, they can help trea...
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What is stage III colon cancer?
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Colon cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the large intestine, which is also known as the colo...
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