Valentina. Age: 30.
Anal cancer is a type of cancer that forms in tissues of the anus. The anus is the opening of the rectum to the outside of the body and at the end of the GI tract. Sometimes anal cancer causes no symptoms at all. But bleeding is often the first sign of the disease.
Emilee. Age: 28.
A rectal prolapse is when part of your rectum sticks out through your anus back passage to form a lump. The rectum is the last part of your bowel. You may notice the rectal prolapse when you're having a bowel movement.
Charlotte. Age: 24.
Some people experience bleeding with bowel movements or notice a lump near their anus and are concerned they are having symptoms of anal cancer. Let's explore the signs and symptoms of anal cancer, and why it's important to get them checked out by your doctor. Anal cancer is the uncontrolled and abnormal growth of cells lining the anus. The anus is the opening of the rectum.
Anal cancer occurs in the anus, which is at the end of the gastrointestinal tract. It is different from and less common than colorectal cancer, which is cancer of the colon or rectum. Anal cancer is rare, but the number of new cases is rising.