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Anal Cancer Care

Anal cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the anus, which is the opening at the end of the rectum. Anal cancer is not common and is often curable.

The multidisciplinary team at St. Luke’s MSTI will work with you and your primary care provider to create a personalized care plan to treat your cancer, ease your symptoms and side effects, and strengthen you physically, mentally, and emotionally. Studies show that treatment at a high-volume center like St. Luke's MSTI improves outcomes, decreases complications, and prolongs survival. When you choose St. Luke’s MSTI, you know you’ll receive the most advanced, effective care from Idaho’s largest, most experienced team of cancer professionals.

Specialties

Procedures & Treatments

  • Medications administered orally or intravenously to treat cancer.
  • High doses of radiation to destroy cancer cells (tumors).

Supportive Oncology

Treating cancer successfully goes beyond a focus on the disease itself.

At St. Luke's MSTI, we understand that attention to your overall well-being will help promote healing and improve your quality of life. Our supportive oncology team works together closely to help you:

  • Take a more active role in treatment and survivorship
  • Improve your quality of life
  • Manage treatment side effects and symptoms (including pain, nausea, and insomnia)
  • Reduce anxiety and stress
  • Provide a sense of overall well-being

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