Anal Cancer (cont.)
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Signs of anal cancer include bleeding from the anus or rectum or a lump near the anus.
These and other signs and symptoms may be caused by anal cancer or by other conditions. Check with your doctor if you have any of the following:
Tests that examine the rectum and anus are used to detect (find) and diagnose anal cancer.
The following tests and procedures may be used:
Digital rectal exam (DRE). The doctor inserts a gloved, lubricated finger into the rectum and feels the prostate to check for anything abnormal.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/12/2015
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