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What is stage 3 rectal cancer recovery?

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In brief: Lymph node disease

Stage 3 rectal cancer describes cancer that has spread to lymph nodes.
Stage 3 rectal cancer is treated with surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotehrpay. The order of these treatments mary vary somewhat. Recovery from surgery generally takes about 4 weeks. The course of chemotherapy and radiation is usually 6 months.

In brief: Lymph node disease

Stage 3 rectal cancer describes cancer that has spread to lymph nodes.
Stage 3 rectal cancer is treated with surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotehrpay. The order of these treatments mary vary somewhat. Recovery from surgery generally takes about 4 weeks. The course of chemotherapy and radiation is usually 6 months.
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Therapy

Chemo and radiation.

In brief: Therapy

Chemo and radiation.
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