Making treatment decisions

Understanding your diagnosis

Find out what to expect when you first visit your doctor. You can also understand what might help your medical team to plan your treatment if you do have cancer.

  • General information

    Just been diagnosed

    Just been diagnosed with cancer? We're here for you every step of the way. There are many ways we can help.

  • Anal cancer

    Staging and grading of anal cancer

    Knowing the stage and grade of the anal cancer can help doctors plan your treatment.

  • Anal cancer

    Treatment overview

    The main treatment for anal cancer is a combination of radiotherapy and chemotherapy, called chemoradiation.

  • General information

    Cancer registry

    Each country in the UK has its own cancer registry: information that helps the NHS and other organisations to plan and improve cancer services.