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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 standard treatments for anal cancer?
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Three main types of standard treatment are used: chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Most ...
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What are the possible signs of anal cancer?
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A doctor should be consulted if any of the following problems occur:Bleeding from the anus or rectum...
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What are the ways that anal cancer can spread in the body?
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Cancer is said to be metastatic when it moves from its place of origin to other parts of the body. C...
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What are the risk factors for anorectal cancer?
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Individuals infected with human papillomavirus (HPV) and anal or genital warts are at an increased r...
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