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How long does colon cancer take to move from stage to stage?
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
Every tumor is different in it's rate of growth an even it's potential to spread so there is no hard and fast rule to answer this question.

In brief: It depends
Every tumor is different in it's rate of growth an even it's potential to spread so there is no hard and fast rule to answer this question.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Varies a lot
How fast tumor grows, where it started, if spread to nodes/other places, treatments (chemo, surgery, radiation), cancer genetics, age at diagnosis, family history, lifestyle (quit smoking), positive attitude, a "treatment team, " good nutrition, strong social support, learning/asking questions, and participating in care & choices all make a big difference.
There is no one answer to this question.

In brief: Varies a lot
How fast tumor grows, where it started, if spread to nodes/other places, treatments (chemo, surgery, radiation), cancer genetics, age at diagnosis, family history, lifestyle (quit smoking), positive attitude, a "treatment team, " good nutrition, strong social support, learning/asking questions, and participating in care & choices all make a big difference.
There is no one answer to this question.
Dr. Crystal Twynham
Dr. Crystal Twynham
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