What is Stage 3 Cancer?

Stage 3 cancer is a malignant tumor that has not spread or metastasized to other areas of the body, but has spread to the lymph nodes. There are two classifications of stage 3 cancer. One is referred to as Duke's C1 which means that the tumor has penetrated the muscle layer and Duke's C2 which means the tumor has grown into and through the muscle layer. Surgery and chemotherapy are the general .
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