Anal Cancer - Symptoms

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What are the symptoms and signs of anal cancer?

The symptoms and signs of anal cancers may include one or more of the following:

  • A lump or mass near the anus
  • Anal bleeding
  • A sense of pressure in the anal area
  • A change in bowel habits
  • Anal discharge
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Comment from: byrdgurlfun, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: February 20

I have stage 4 anal cancer that has spread to the liver. I have been doing chemotherapy since October 2013, and did radiation. I have been given 6 months to maybe 1 year.

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Comment from: martha, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 02

I noticed a small growth near my back passage which caused itching and was at times slightly sore. It was there a long time, years, before I decided to do anything about it. I thought it was a pile or a skin tag or something. The doctor biopsied it and discovered it was anal cancer. I had it surgically removed which was painful but at least it's gone and had not spread. If you have any lumps or bumps down there go get them checked out, don't wait like me. It's foolish.

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