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What is the life expectancy with large bowel cancer?

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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology

In brief: Colon CA prognosis

Survival rates are best estimated by cancer stage.
A stage 1 colon cancer has a 75% 5 year survival rate; stage 2 lesions carry a 40-70% prognosis; stage 3, a 30-60% survival rate, while stage 4 lesions portend a 6% survival rate. Your oncologist, who is familiar with your complete history, is in the best position to counsel you.

In brief: Colon CA prognosis

Survival rates are best estimated by cancer stage.
A stage 1 colon cancer has a 75% 5 year survival rate; stage 2 lesions carry a 40-70% prognosis; stage 3, a 30-60% survival rate, while stage 4 lesions portend a 6% survival rate. Your oncologist, who is familiar with your complete history, is in the best position to counsel you.
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Dr. Amir Faridi
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Depends on stage

Median survival 27-30 months in stage 4 disease after appropriate treatment.

In brief: Depends on stage

Median survival 27-30 months in stage 4 disease after appropriate treatment.
Dr. Amir Faridi
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