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Description of Anal cancer

DescriptionAccording to dictionary definition  The anus is where stool leaves your body when you go to the bathroom. It is made up of your outer layers of skin and the end of your large intestine. Anal cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the anus. Anal cancer is rare. It is more common in smokers and people over 50. You are also at higher risk if you have human papillomavirus (HPV), anal sex, or many sexual partners.  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  Symptoms include:1. Bleeding2. Pain3. Lumps in the anal area4. Anal itching and discharge  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  Doctors use tests that examine the anus to diagnose anal cancer. They include a physical exam, endoscopy, ultrasound, and biopsy.  TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  Treatments include radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and surgery.  NIH: National Cancer Institute

 

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