A 47-year-old member asked:
how long does it take stage four colon cancer to develop?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Sewa Legha answered
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Many years: Patients can present with stage-4 colon cancer. This takes many years(10+) years to evolve. But early colon cancer treated with surgery can alter relapse as stage -4 disease. This can happen in a shorter time, anywhere from one to 5 years..
Answered on Mar 4, 2018
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