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What is the rate of incidence for stage IV colon cancer?

Although the specific rate of stage IV colon cancer is unknown, colon cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States. It is the second highest cause of death from cancer. Approximately 153,000 people get colorectal cancer (cancer of either the colon or rectum, both located in the large intestine) each year, with just over 50,000 deaths.

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Are there alternative treatments for stage IV colon cancer?
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Stage IV colon cancer cannot be treated through alternative treatments. However, they can help treat...
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Can stage IV colon cancer be prevented?
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Screening for colon cancer after the age of 50 is one of the best ways to prevent stage IV colon can...
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What increases my risk for stage IV colon cancer?
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A variety of lifestyle and heredity factors can increase your risk for stage IV colon cancer. Older ...
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Is Stage IV Colon Cancer a Death Sentence?
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