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What is anal cancer?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
4 doctors agree
In brief: Cancer of the anus
Is usually a squamous type or arising from skin cells: totally different etiology/cause from colon and rectal cancer and managed differently than either of the latter.

In brief: Cancer of the anus
Is usually a squamous type or arising from skin cells: totally different etiology/cause from colon and rectal cancer and managed differently than either of the latter.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Aggressive cancer
Anal cancer is an aggressive cancer of the anal area.
It is not a common cancer. Risk factors include a history of anal warts, cigarette smoking, HIV infection and lowered immunity. In early stages it can be treated by surgery but often requires treatment with chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

In brief: Aggressive cancer
Anal cancer is an aggressive cancer of the anal area.
It is not a common cancer. Risk factors include a history of anal warts, cigarette smoking, HIV infection and lowered immunity. In early stages it can be treated by surgery but often requires treatment with chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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