What is it?
The treatment depends on the size, location, and how far the cancer has spread. The most common treatments for colon cancer are surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.
Colon cancer is the third-leading cancer related deaths in the United States. The cancer society estimated that there will be about 49,190 deaths during 2016.
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