Treatment for anal cancer

There are many different types of treatment for anal cancer. Your treatment will depend on you and your cancer.

Treatment for anal cancer depends on the type that you have, and your age, medical history and treatment preferences.

Some common therapies used to treat anal cancer can include:


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Understanding fees

We will work with you to ensure you’re aware of any out-of-pocket expenses and make sure there are no surprises throughout your treatment.
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Our doctors

Our centre brings together a dedicated team of experienced medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and haematologists.
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Care team

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  • 04 896 0200
  • Level B3, Bowen Specialist Medical Centre 98 Churchill Drive Crofton Downs Wellington 6035