What causes anal cancer?
Anal cancer occurs when cells around the anal canal begin to grow at an abnormal rate.
The most common form of anal cancer is squamous cell carcinoma, which begins in the cells that line the anal canal.
Anal cancer treatment
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with anal cancer, the Baylor Scott & White Health team is here to answer any questions you may have.
Your treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of anal cancer, and personal preferences. Anal cancer treatment options may include:
- Local resection
- Abdominoperineal resection
- Terapia de radiación
- El manejo del dolor
- Ensayos clínicos (cuando sea apropiado)
Find cancer support
We have an entire network of support resources designed just for you across Texas—from diagnosis to after you finish cancer treatment. Whether it’s coordinating your care or connecting you with other survivors, we’ll arm you with support for your fight.
Get started today by contacting a patient navigator or exploring one of our many programs.
College StationBaylor Scott & White Cancer Center – College Station
DallasBaylor Scott y White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center - Dallas
fort worthBaylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth
VidBaylor Scott & White Medical Center - Grapevine
irvingBaylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Irving
caídas de mármolBaylor Scott & White Medical Center – Marble Falls
mckinneyBaylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
planoBaylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano
Round rockBaylor Scott & White Cancer Center – Round Rock
rowlettBaylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe
TemploBaylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center
wacoBaylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest
waxahachieBaylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Waxahachie