Cancer of the anus is a rare, but on-the-rise cancer type that requires specialized expertise. At Roswell Park, we treat it every day

Dr. Anthony Dakwar in clinic performing a colonoscopy with a PA standing by

Why Roswell Park for anal cancer?

We are designated by the National Cancer Institute as one of the nation’s elite comprehensive cancer centers. Learn more about what this means for you.

What sets us apart
Dr. Deepak Vadehra sits in clinic with a patient

Striving to avoid major surgery

We maximize the benefits of limited local excision, chemoradiation and other approaches such as clinical trials to avoid the need for extensive surgery and colostomy whenever possible.

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Staff physician Michelle Walter, DO, and patient - Supportive and Palliative Care

Comprehensive care

We care for you and not just your cancer. From support groups and addressing practical needs to nutrition counseling and treatments for side effects.

How we can help

Cancer is our only focus

Roswell Park provides care for the whole person. While our surgical, medical and radiation oncologists treat the disease, our patients can also rely on a team of psychologists, social workers, dietitians and other professionals, who work together to provide a full spectrum of integrated care — all under one roof.

We know every patient is unique. That’s why we deliver the highest-quality care, with a treatment plan tailored specifically for you.

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