Diagnosing

Information about tests, scans, symptoms and possible causes of anal cancer.

  • How anal cancer is diagnosed

    You might notice changes in your body. There are lots of possible causes for different symptoms, so it’s important to know what to look out for. If your doctor wants to find out more they might organise different tests or scans.

  • Causes and risk factors

    Many factors can increase your risk of developing anal cancer. Find out what these might be and the possible changes you could make to reduce your risk.