If you have anal cancer or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about anal cancer, including risk factors, symptoms, how it is found, and how it is treated.
Whether you’re worried about developing anal cancer, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find detailed information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler version in If You Have Anal Cancer.
If you are facing anal cancer, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.
The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from anal cancer. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history.