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Is stage IV colon cancer serious?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

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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