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What can I expect after colorectal cancer treatment?

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Many people who have had colorectal cancer live a normal life. Two key things that matter are how far the cancer had spread when you were first diagnosed and how much treatment helped.

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Colorectal Cancer Overview."

NIHSeniorHealth: "Colorectal Cancer."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 16, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Colorectal Cancer Overview."

NIHSeniorHealth: "Colorectal Cancer."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 16, 2018

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Could colorectal cancer come back after treatment?

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