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What are the chances of surviving colon cancer?

Postby earie » Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:03 am

what are the chances of surviving if it has spread to you lungs and liver also?
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What are the chances of surviving colon cancer?

Postby che » Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:08 am

If caught early, the chances of survival are high. Stage IV, however, is not so good; I think the 5 year mark is 6%. There are people I know that have gone on to become NED of stage IV or are currently on chemo indefinitely.
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What are the chances of surviving colon cancer?

Postby edward » Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:13 am

not very high
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