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​​​​​​​​​Overview of Anal Cancer

Anal cancer occurs when cells around the anal canal be​​gin to grow at an abnormal rate. The most common form of anal cancer is squamous cell carcinoma, which begins in the cells that line the anal canal.

Read more information about anal cancer symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.

Anal Cancer Treatment

If you or a family member has been diagnosed with anal cancer, the Baylor Scott & White Health team is here to answer any questions you may have.

Your treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of anal cancer, and personal preferences. Options may include:

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