Anal Cancer


The symptoms include rectal bleeding, rectal itching, a lump or mass at the anal opening, pain or a feeling of fullness in the anal area, narrowing of stool or other changes in bowel movements, abnormal discharge from the anus and swollen lymph nodes in the anal or groin areas.

Tests to diagnose: 

Examining anal canal and rectum for abnormalities, Digital rectal examination (DRE), Biopsy, Ultrasound, Computed tomography (CT or CAT) scan, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and Positron emission tomography (PET) scan are done to diagnose anal cancer.


Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy are used to treat Anal Cancer.

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