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What are the chances of surviving an intestinal cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Depends on stage

And type of cancer. Colon is the commonest site of intestinal cancers and early colon cancer has an excellent survival rate.
The rates decline with advancing stage. Five year survival rates by stage are: 1 ~ 93%, ; 2 ~ 80%, 3~60%, 4 ~ 5%.

In brief: Depends on stage

And type of cancer. Colon is the commonest site of intestinal cancers and early colon cancer has an excellent survival rate.
The rates decline with advancing stage. Five year survival rates by stage are: 1 ~ 93%, ; 2 ~ 80%, 3~60%, 4 ~ 5%.
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