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How long will my mother live when she is diagnosed with colon adenocarcinoma early stage?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
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In brief: It depends.

It depends on how early the stage is.
This is staged by the duke's classification system. Stage a has >90% 5 year survival where tumor is confined to the mucosa and submucosa. Stage b is 70-85% goes up to the muscularis, serosa, and pericolonic fat. Stage c has 35-65% 5 year survival with lymph node involvement. Stage d has 5% 5 year survival with distant metastasis to lung, bone, liver, etc.

In brief: It depends.

It depends on how early the stage is.
This is staged by the duke's classification system. Stage a has >90% 5 year survival where tumor is confined to the mucosa and submucosa. Stage b is 70-85% goes up to the muscularis, serosa, and pericolonic fat. Stage c has 35-65% 5 year survival with lymph node involvement. Stage d has 5% 5 year survival with distant metastasis to lung, bone, liver, etc.
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