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What's the treatment for stage 0 rectal cancer?

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In this very early stage, the tumor is only on the inner lining of the rectum. A surgeon can remove it or a small section of the rectum where the cancer is. Your doctor may consider whether you can get radiation treatment, given either externally (beamed in from the outside) or internally (radioactive beads that go inside the rectum).

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American Cancer Society. "Lymph Nodes and Cancer."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on February 26, 2017

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American Cancer Society. "Lymph Nodes and Cancer."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on February 26, 2017

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