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What is the treatment for anal cancer?

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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Chemo and radiation

First - anal cancer is different from rectal cancer - this answer is for anal cancer. Most anal cancers are treated with chemotherapy and radiation.
This works in most cases. Surgery is reserved for those patients who do not respond to chemo/rad (unusual) and for recurrences.

In brief: Chemo and radiation

First - anal cancer is different from rectal cancer - this answer is for anal cancer. Most anal cancers are treated with chemotherapy and radiation.
This works in most cases. Surgery is reserved for those patients who do not respond to chemo/rad (unusual) and for recurrences.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Anal ca treatment

Treatment for anal cancer consists of radiation and chemotherapy.
This "recipe" has been curing patients for nearly thirty years!

In brief: Anal ca treatment

Treatment for anal cancer consists of radiation and chemotherapy.
This "recipe" has been curing patients for nearly thirty years!
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast
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