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The survival rate for anal cancer depends upon the stage and cell type of the cancer. If a doctor suspects that a patient has anal cancer , the examining health care professional will first take a medical history and conduct a physical exam, including both inspection of the anal area and a digital rectal exam in which a gloved finger is. Anal cancer is an uncommon malignancy that starts in the anus-- the opening at the end of the rectum. The american society of clinical oncology estimates that 8,300 cases of anal cancer will be. Net survival and the probability of cancer death from rare cancers. Cancer research uk cancer survival group, london school of hygiene and tropical medicine. The statistics are for adults diagnosed with anal cancer between 2009-2013 in england. The overall five-year survival rate following diagnosis of anal cancer is 60 for men and 71 for women. When the cancer is diagnosed in its earliest stage, the five-year survival rate is 82. The stage of the cancer at the time of diagnosis the rate at which the cancer grows and spreads the patients response to treatment the patients age and general health when thinking about anal cancer survival rates, its also important for a patient to remember that prognoses can and do change. It is a rare cancer, more commonly diagnosed in people aged 50 to 60 years. If the cancer is diagnosed only in the anal area, the 5-year survival rate is about 82. If anal cancer has spread to surrounding tissues or organs andor the regional lymph nodes, the 5-year survival rate is 65. If the cancer has spread to a distant part of the body, the 5-year survival. Stage 3 anal cancer is divided into 3 groups - 3a, 3b and 3c. It has spread to nearby lymph nodes in the rectum, pelvis or the groin. Anal cancer is a cancer which arises from the anus, the distal opening of the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms may include bleeding from the anus or a lump near the anus. Other symptoms may include pain, itchiness, or discharge from the anus.