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What is anorectal cancer?

Anorectal cancer is characterized by the growth of cancerous cells in the tissues of the anus.

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What are the tests for anal cancer?
Riverside Cancer Care CenterRiverside Cancer Care Center
The following tests and procedures may be used to test for anal cancer: Physical exam and history: A...
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What are the symptoms of anorectal cancer?
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Symptoms of anal cancer include bleeding from the rectum or anus, pain or pressure in the region sur...
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What increases my risk for developing a carcinoid tumor?
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A primary risk factor for developing a carcinoid tumor is having a family member with a history of d...
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How is anorectal cancer diagnosed?
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Your physician will perform a physical examination and take a full medical history. He or she will d...
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