anal cancer

Cancer that forms in tissues of the anus. The anus is the opening of the rectum (last part of the large intestine) to the outside of the body.

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  • Anal cancer — ] cite web | Morten Frisch, Jorgen H. Olsen, Andrea Bautz, and Mads Melbye | title =Benign Anal Lesions and the Risk of Anal Cancer | url=http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/331/5/300 | year = 1994 | publsiher=N Engl J Med 1995; 332:190 191 …   Wikipedia

  • stage III anal cancer — is divided into stage IIIA and IIIB. Stage IIIA anal cancer has spread to the lymph nodes around the rectum or to nearby organs such as the vagina or bladder. Stage IIIB cancer has spread to the lymph nodes in the middle of the abdomen or in the… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IIIA anal cancer — Stage III anal cancer is divided into stages IIIA and IIIB. In stage IIIA, the tumor may be any size and has spread to either (1) lymph nodes near the rectum; or (2) nearby organs, such as the vagina, urethra, and bladder …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IIIB anal cancer — Stage III anal cancer is divided into stages IIIA and IIIB. In stage IIIB, the tumor may be any size and has spread to (1) nearby organs and to lymph nodes near the rectum; or (2) lymph nodes on one side of the pelvis and/or groin, and may have… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IV anal cancer — The tumor may be any size, and cancer has spread to distant parts of the body. It may also have spread to lymph nodes and nearby organs …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage I anal cancer — The tumor is no larger than 2 centimeters …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II anal cancer — The tumor is larger than 2 centimeters …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Anal sex — This article is about the human sexual act. For anal sex in non human animals, see Animal sexual behaviour. Depiction of anal sex on 510 BC Attic red figure …   Wikipedia

  • Cancer de l'anus — Le cancer de l anus est un cancer né dans le canal anal. Il ne doit pas être confondu avec le cancer du rectum. L anus est constitué de trois types d épithéliums, chacun pouvant être atteint d un type de cancer particulier. Le plus fréquent est… …   Wikipédia en Français

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