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How do other illnesses affect stage 3 rectal cancer? Eg, ibs, chron's

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In brief: Depends

Other diseases generally do not affect the prognosis.
Complications and recovery may be higher and longer depending on how debilitated the patient is from these conditions when treatment is rendered for the cancer.

In brief: Depends

Other diseases generally do not affect the prognosis.
Complications and recovery may be higher and longer depending on how debilitated the patient is from these conditions when treatment is rendered for the cancer.
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