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World J Gastrointest Oncol. May 15, 2014; 6(5): 104-111
Published online May 15, 2014. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v6.i5.104
Figure 1
Figure 1 Overall survival of colon cancer dukes A-D. Eighty percent of the recurrences occur within the 3 first years after initial treatment, which is used as an argument to perform intensive surveillance the first 3 years. After 5 years, the survival curve is steady with few deaths caused by colon cancer. Courtesy of the Norwegian Cancer Registry (