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Is stage IV colon cancer serious?

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

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Surgery is one of the most effective treatments for stage IV colon cancer. In stage IV colon cancer,...
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Is there a cure for stage IV colon cancer?
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What are the symptoms of stage IV 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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