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Does stage III colon cancer affect children differently than adults?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Stage III colon cancer is extremely rare in children. Although it is possible, the rate is very low. Because it is not often suspected, it is more likely to be caught in a later stage, such as stage III.

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