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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 factors that affect the prognosis of anal cancer?
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The prognosis (chance of recovery) depends on the following: The size of the tumor Where the tumor i...
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Which tests can find out the spread of anal cancer?
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The process used to find out if cancer has spread within the anus or to other parts of the body is c...
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What causes a carcinoid tumor?
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A carcinoid tumor is caused by a mutation of the DNA in a cell. Typically this is a cell that produc...
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What is anal cancer?
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Anal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the anus. The anus...
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