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What is anal cancer?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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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
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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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.
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