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What is stage III colon cancer?

Colon cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the large intestine, which is also known as the colon. In stage III colon cancer, the cancer has spread beyond the colon wall and into the lymph nodes that reside nearby. Stage III colon cancer is a later, but still treatable, form of colon cancer.

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What is the rate of incidence for stage III colon cancer?
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Although the specific rate of stage III colon cancer is unknown, colon cancer is one of the most com...
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How do medications treat stage III colon cancer?
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Stage III colon cancer is most often treated by surgery. However, other medicines may supplement sur...
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How does stage III colon cancer affect the body?
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Stage III colon cancer may have no symptoms and show no apparent affect on the body. In stage III co...
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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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