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Anal Cancer

Anal Cancer: Introduction

Anal Cancer: Cancer (malignant) that develops in the tissues of the anus. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Anal Cancer is available below.

Symptoms of Anal Cancer

Treatments for Anal Cancer

  • Chemo irradiation - first line treatment
  • Surgery - for small localized lesions, and for management of non-surgical treatment failure
  • Palliative management - Control of symptoms where the disease is not responsive to curative treatment or the patient has chosen not to undergo curative treatment
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Anal Cancer?

Anal Cancer: Related Patient Stories

Anal Cancer: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Anal Cancer

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Anal Cancer may include:

Types of Anal Cancer

Curable Types of Anal Cancer

Possibly curable types of Anal Cancer include:

  • Localised cancer of the anus without metastasis to the inguinal lymph nodes
  • Anal cancer T1, T2, T3 grade
  • more types...»

Rare Types of Anal Cancer:

Rare types of Anal Cancer include:

  • Inflammatory bowel disease associated anal cancer
  • Hemorrhoids associated anal cancer
  • Anal fistulas associated with anal cancers
  • more types...»

Anal Cancer: Complications

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Causes of Anal Cancer

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Disease Topics Related To Anal Cancer

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Anal Cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Anal Cancer

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable more »

Anal Cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Anal Cancer

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Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Anal Cancer, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Anal Cancer: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Latest Treatments for Anal Cancer

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Anal Cancer

Medical research articles related to Anal Cancer include:

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Anal Cancer: Animations

Prognosis for Anal Cancer

Research about Anal Cancer

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Clinical Trials for Anal Cancer

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Anal Cancer include:

Statistics for Anal Cancer

Anal Cancer: Broader Related Topics

Anal Cancer Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Anal Cancer:

Cancer relating to the anus. Tumors of the anal margin (below the anal verge and involving the perianal hair-bearing skin) are classified with skin tumors. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Anal Cancer is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Anal Cancer, or a subtype of Anal Cancer, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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