Anal Cancer: Treatments
that forms in of the . The anus is the opening of the (last part of the ) to the outside of the body.
Treatments for Anal Cancer
There are different types of for patients with .
Different types of are available for patients with . Some treatments are standard (the currently used ), and some are being tested in . A treatment is a research study meant to help improve current treatments or obtain information on new treatments for patients with cancer. When clinical trials show that a new treatment is better than the standard treatment, the new treatment may become the standard treatment. Patients may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Some clinical trials are open only to patients who have not started treatment.
Three types of standard are used:
Radiation is a that uses high-energy x-rays or other types of radiation to kill cancer . There are two types of radiation therapy…