Anal cancer is a malignant tumor of either the anal canal or anal verge, the verge of the gastrointestinal tract. It usually spreads through direct invasion into the surrounding tissue or through the lymphatic system. Spread of anal cancer through the blood is less common, although it can occur.
In general, these symptoms are vague and non-specific. As a result, in one-half to two-thirds of patients with anal cancer, a delay of up to 6 months occurs between the time when symptoms start and when a diagnosis is made.
There are different types of anal cancer treatment and depends on many factors. The location, type and stage of cancer of the tumour are significant. After the cancer is found and staged, your doctor will talk to you about the various treatment options available. A key part of the anal cancer treatment is saving the anal sphincter muscles so that you have control on the bowel and has less impact on the overall quality of life.
At Surgery Tours India, anal cancer is treated through Cancer therapy, a type of Immunotherapy that uses the body's immune system to fight cancer without any major side effects. The way the therapy is given depends on the type and stage of the cancer being treated. Cancer Team plans the treatment by taking several factors in consideration, including:
This therapy can also be given in conjunction with other traditional therapies like Chemotherapy and Radiation therapy overcoming their side effects. While choosing the best treatment for you, you and your team will take into consideration your age, your overall health and your personal preferences.