A 44-year-old member asked:
Is colon cancer curable?
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Dr. Michael Thompson answered
19 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Yes. Many people are cured with colon cancer. If found early surgery alone may be curable. If more advanced (eg, lymph node involvement or metastatic = spread to areas outside of colon), then chemotherapy may be needed. While less likely, even a few % of people with metastatic colon ca may be cured.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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