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Anal Cancer Care

Anal cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the anus, which is the opening at the end of the rectum. Anal cancer is not common and is often curable.

The multidisciplinary team at St. Luke’s Cancer Institute will work with you and your primary care provider to create a personalized care plan to treat your cancer, ease your symptoms and side effects, and strengthen you physically, mentally, and emotionally. Studies show that treatment at a high-volume center like St. Luke's Cancer Institute improves outcomes, decreases complications, and prolongs survival. When you choose St. Luke’s Cancer Institute, you know you’ll receive the most advanced, effective care from Idaho’s largest, most experienced team of cancer professionals.

Learn more at full Anal Cancer Health Topic page

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Procedures & Treatments

  • Medications administered orally or intravenously to treat cancer.
  • High doses of radiation to destroy cancer cells (tumors).

Supportive Oncology

Caring for the Whole Person

Supportive oncology is an integral part of the St. Luke’s Cancer Institute philosophy that healing comes from caring for the whole person, not just the disease.


You can count on a team of experts who will work alongside your physicians to help you and your family be as strong and stable as possible during your cancer diagnosis, treatment and beyond.


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