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Anal cancer: A cancerous malignancy that is located anatomically in the anus. See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Anal cancer, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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 Institute of Health)
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Symptoms related to Anal cancer:
Anal symptoms (466 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Internal bleeding (22 causes), Anal pain (8 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Anal bleeding. Anal itching, Anal discharge, Anal lump (18 causes), Squamous cell cancer, Colorectal cancer
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