Medical Dictionary: Anorectal cancer


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Anorectal cancer: Another name for Rectal cancer.
Anorectal cancer (condition): Cancer of the rectum or rectal area.
Anorectal cancer (condition): Rectal cancer is a form of colorectal cancer that affects the rectum. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests required are considered embarrassing by many, leading to delayed diagnosis. However, early diagnosis is crucial as colorectal cancer is a leading cause of death.

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