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Is stage III colon cancer serious?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Stage III colon cancer is very serious. Stage III colon cancer, however, is treatable. Surgery can often cure cancer approximately 30 to 50 percent of stage III colon cancer. If you have symptoms of stage III colon cancer, it is important to see your doctor as soon as possible.

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