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Risk Factors of Anal Cancer

There is no way to know for sure if you're going to get anal cancer. Certain factors can make you more likely to get this type of cancer than another person. These are called risk factors. Just because you have one or more risk factors does not mean you will get anal cancer. In fact, you can have many risk factors and still not get the disease. On the other hand, you may have no known risk factors and still get anal cancer. Tell your doctor if any of risk factors below apply to you.

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