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Anal cancer

 

Cancer

Contact

Email

Appointments: oncologypageneralenquiries@gstt.nhs.uk

Nurse specialists: gioncologycnsteam@gstt.nhs.uk

We aim to respond to emails within 2 working days

Phone

Appointments: 020 7188 8045 or 020 7188 3755

Nurse specialists: 020 7188 5973

Consultants: 020 7188 4249

Address

Cancer Centre at Guy's, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

We are open  Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Overview

We'll support and care for you throughout your treatment for anal cancer.

This includes:

  • specialist education and advice
  • pain relief in hospital and at home (palliative care)
  • close working with your GP and local hospital

We can refer you for:

  • benefits and welfare advice
  • complementary therapies
  • diet advice
  • help with transport
  • psychological therapy
  • physiotherapy
  • occupational therapy

Your treatment depends on the type and stage of your cancer.

You may have radiotherapychemotherapy or both. You may also need surgery, before or after your treatment. 

Our site at Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup also provides chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

We work with our partners at:

  • King's College Hospital
  • Princess Royal Hospital, Orpington
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich
  • Lewisham Hospital

Research and clinical trials

We may run a clinical trial that is suitable for you. You can ask your consultant for more information.

Health information

Macmillan Cancer Support has free information and emotional support for people with cancer. They have information about:

  • cancer types
  • treatments and what to expect
  • support groups and organisations

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has guidance for patients and carers about their treatments. This can help you make decisions about your care.

Cancer Research UK provides information and support about cancers and treatments.

Team

Our consultants:

Dr Irene De Francisco, consultant clinical oncologist

Dr Asad Qureshi, consultant clinical oncologist