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Glossary: stage IIIA anal cancer, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

stage IIIA anal cancer

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Stage III anal cancer is divided into stages IIIA and IIIB. In stage IIIA, the tumor may be any size and has spread to either (1) lymph nodes near the rectum; or (2) nearby organs, such as the vagina, urethra, and bladder.