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What are the odds of colon cancer recurrence after successful surgical treatment?

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In brief: Depends

The answer to this question is highly dependent on the stage of the colon cancer when you had the surgery.
Earlier stages have a low chance of recurrence, and those that may have spread deeper or to lymph nodes have a higher chance of recurrence. Chemotherapy is combined with surgery in some cases of colon cancer.

In brief: Depends

The answer to this question is highly dependent on the stage of the colon cancer when you had the surgery.
Earlier stages have a low chance of recurrence, and those that may have spread deeper or to lymph nodes have a higher chance of recurrence. Chemotherapy is combined with surgery in some cases of colon cancer.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
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In brief: Complex answer

This is a very broad answer and it is very specific to the pt and the details of the cancer.
The person with the cancer should see and oncologist and this is one of the answers hat should be expected from that professional after all characteristics and specifics of the cancer are factored in.

In brief: Complex answer

This is a very broad answer and it is very specific to the pt and the details of the cancer.
The person with the cancer should see and oncologist and this is one of the answers hat should be expected from that professional after all characteristics and specifics of the cancer are factored in.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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