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What is prognosis 4 colon cancer with chemotherpay.

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What is prognosis for stage 4 colon cancer with chemotherpay. ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Family Physician replied 2 years ago.
There are MANY factors that influence the prognosis for any particular cancer including the age of the patient, the general health (other medical conditions etc) and the response to treatment.

That said - the 5 year survival rate for Stage IV colon cancer is approimately 11%
http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-survival-rates
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