Stage one to three colon cancers are cancers that have not spread far away from the colon. Because of this, there is the potential for cure in all of these patients with surgical resection.
Patients with stage two colon cancer have larger tumors than stage one patients, however, the tumor is still confined to the colon wall. All tumors are examined under a microscope by a pathologist after they are removed. There are certain features that, if seen, are related to an increased risk of recurrence. In certain cases of high-risk tumors, chemotherapy may be recommended.Read More