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anus

[a-nus] the end of the digestive tract, through which waste passes out of the body. See also digestive system.

Anal Cancer | American Cancer Society

Whether you (or a loved one) are worried about developing anal cancer, have
just been diagnosed, are going through treatment, or are trying to stay ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/index

What is anal cancer?

... What is anal cancer? Anal cancer starts in the anus. ... The anus. The anus
is the body's opening at the lower end of the intestines. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/overviewguide/anal-cancer-overview-what-is-anal-cancer

What is anal cancer? | American Cancer Society

... What is anal cancer? Anal cancer starts in the anus. ... The anus. The
anus is the opening at the lower end of the intestines. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-what-is-anal-cancer

How is vulvar cancer staged?

... The cancer is growing into the anus or the lower third of the vagina or
urethra (the tube that drains urine from the bladder). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/vulvarcancer/detailedguide/vulvar-cancer-staging

How is anal cancer found?

... For this exam (called a DRE), the doctor puts a gloved finger into the anus
to feel for lumps or growths. ... Abnormal discharge from the anus. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/overviewguide/anal-cancer-overview-diagnosed

Surgery for colorectal cancer

... They are done with instruments inserted through the anus, without
making a surgical opening in the skin of the abdomen. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-treating-surgery

Anal Cancer Overview

... What is anal cancer? Anal cancer starts in the anus. To understand anal
cancer, it helps to know about the anus. The anus ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003031-pdf.pdf

Ileostomy: A Guide

... Unlike the anus, the stoma has no valve or shut-off muscle. ... The rectum and
anus The 2 end portions of the digestive tract are the rectum and anus. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002870-pdf.pdf

Surgery for anal cancer | American Cancer Society

... lymph nodes. In most cases, local resection preserves the sphincter
(the muscular ring that opens and closes the anus). This ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-treating-surgery

How is anal cancer diagnosed? | AmericCancer Society

... He or she will probably do a digital rectal exam (inserting a gloved, lubricated
finger into the anus and rectum to feel for lumps or other abnormalities ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-diagnosis