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Hello sir, my father is effected with rectum cancer, biopsy report shows well differentiated adeno carcinoma .doctors confirmed stage 3 and they said radiation with chemo which is oral pills (capecitabine) then after surgery. Could you please tell me is it curable cancer. My father age is 62.

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Yes, it seems they have suggested the correct plan. Please share his reports, if you want a detailed advise.
Yes this is curable.
Yes it is still curable.
The treatment suggested by the doctors is as per the standard guidlines and totally correct. The rectal cancer presenting in stage three has 5 year survival ranging between 40-65% depending upon stage iiia iiib iiic. That means at end of 5 years 40-65 % patients who received treatment are alive.
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