What is meant by stage 3 rectal cancer? Is a stage 4 rectal cancer prognosis good or bad?
Rectal cancer stages, along with diagnostic screening results and symptoms, provide your doctor with valuable information. The stage of your cancer guides personalized treatment recommendations for healing and your well-being.
At Dignity Health Central Coast, we offer comprehensive cancer care, including the latest tests and treatment options for rectal cancer. Our oncologists work to determine all stages of rectal cancer on California’s Central Coast.
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Several factors determine the stages of rectal cancer. Doctors will look at whether the cancer is in your lymph nodes or other organs and how far the tumor has spread.
Rectal cancer ranges from stage 0, the earliest stage, to stage IV, the most advanced. The stage of your cancer will determine the treatment that’s right for you at Dignity Health Central Coast:
Your doctor will continue to stage the rectal cancer throughout your treatment as part of our comprehensive oncology services at Dignity Health Central Coast.
Dignity Health offers personalized treatment for all stages of rectal cancer on California’s Central Coast.