A 34-year-old member asked:
Is metastatic anal cancer terminal?
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Hematology and Oncology 33 years experience
Unfortunately: Metastatic disease (also known as stage 4) is usually not curable by todays treatments. Although use of chemotherapy may improve survival and may rarely put someone into a temporary remission the disease usually returns or more often does not go away and eventually progresses and the patient will eventually succumb to it.
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