Anal Cancer Quiz

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Carlos Cuenca, MD

General surgery

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Aiko Yoshioka, MD

Gastroenterology

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Learn more about Anal cancer

Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is anal cancer?

This is a malignant tumour (cancer) of the anus. The anus is where the stool leaves the body.

Symptoms of anal cancer

  • Pain over the anus

  • Hemorrhoids (piles) or a lump at the anus

  • Blood in stool

  • Itching around the anus

  • Feeling the need to pass motion even though nothing comes out

Questions your doctor may ask to check for anal cancer

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose anal cancer

  • Do you have anal pain?

  • Do you have hemorrhoids (piles) or a lump at the anus?

  • Is there blood in your stool?

  • Do you have itching of the anal region?

  • Do you often have the urge to pass motion but are unable to do so?

Treatment for anal cancer

This usually requires a specialist to confirm the diagnosis. The treatment plan depends on factors such as the extent of the disease. The main treatment options are surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

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Carlos Cuenca

Carlos Cuenca, MD

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