Anal Cancer

  • Mark Lane Welton
  • Nalini Raju


This chapter reviews the anatomy that defines anal and ­perianal squamous cell carcinomas (SCC), discusses the cancers and precursor lesions that are most commonly found in these regions, and concludes with brief discussions of the less common malignancies of the anus and perineum.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Lane Welton
    • 1
  • Nalini Raju
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of General Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal SurgeryStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA
  2. 2.General Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal SurgeryStanford University School of MedicalStanfordUSA

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