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  • Anal Cancer: Treatment Choices

    Different types of treatment have different goals. Learn about anal cancer treatments and their goals, so you can choose the one that's best for you.

  • Anal Cancer: Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy (chemo) uses anticancer medicines to kill cancer cells. Learn how chemo is used to treat anal cancer.

  • Anal Cancer: Radiation Therapy

    Radiation therapy is one way to treat anal cancer. It uses X-rays to destroy and control the growth of cancer cells.

  • Anal Cancer: Surgery

    There are two types of surgery used to treat anal cancer. Learn about these surgeries.

  • Anal Cancer: Your Chances of Recovery (Prognosis)

    Prognosis is the word your healthcare team may use to describe your chances of recovering from cancer. Learn about the prognosis for anal cancer.