Treatments for anal cancer
If you have anal cancer, your healthcare team will create a treatment plan just for you. It will be based on your needs and specific information about the cancer. When deciding which treatments to offer for anal cancer, your healthcare team will consider:
- the stage of the cancer
- the size and location of the tumour
- your general health
- your personal preferences
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