Finding anal cancer early
When anal cancer is detected and treated early, the chances of successful treatment are better. Learn about finding anal cancer early.
Symptoms of anal cancer
Symptoms of anal cancer include bleeding from the anus and pain or discomfort and itching in the anal area. Learn about the symptoms of anal cancer.
If anal cancer spreads
Cancer can spread from around the anus to other parts of the body. This is called metastasis. Learn about common sites where anal cancer can spread.
Prognosis and survival for anal cancer
Learn about prognosis and survival for anal cancer. Important prognostic factors include the size of the tumour and if cancer has spread to lymph nodes.
Treatments for anal cancer
Treatments for anal cancer include radiation therapy with chemotherapy (chemoradiation) and surgery. Learn about treatment plans and options.
Supportive care for anal cancer
Supportive care helps people with physical and emotional aspects of anal cancer. Learn how to cope with diarrhea, sexuality and a colostomy.