While in general, town names are more or less benign and uninteresting, there are many around the world that make people do a double-take. They may live in Dull but the villagers who call this hamlet in Perthshire home are anything but. Besides having stunning Highland scenery on their doorsteps, people from Dull also have quite a sense of humour. The peak of Wank mountain in the Bavarian Alps has attracted hikers for decades, helped in popularity by the opening of the Wankbahn, a cable car system built in the late s. Besides outdoor pursuits, the main draw is the unparalleled view from the summit.
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Since diagnosis, everything has happened so quickly. Within a week I saw my consultant and a few days later found myself in hospital undergoing biopsies and blood transfusion. Hence my christmas was not the best one I've had. I'm due to see the oncologist tomorrow to discuss treatment, which I imagine will start very soon. I've been told that I will undergo chemoradiation.
Anal cancer arises from the anus, the distal orifice of the lower gastrointestinal tract. It is a distinct and completely different disease entity from the more common colon and rectal cancers. Cancer of the anus is rare. Less than people are diagnosed with this type of cancer each year in the UK. As with most cancers the cause of most anal cancers is unknown.
Standard treatment for anal cancer stages I-III usually involves a combined use of chemotherapy and radiation. Chemotherapy alone is the standard treatment for stage IV anal cancer, although radiation is sometimes used as well. Radiation for anal cancer typically recurrent anal cancer may focus on areas where the cancer has progressed. We will discuss the short-term side effects and long-term side effects ,and at the end of the page we provide suggestions for how to build your care team and who should be included. The care team after treatment is important for managing side effects after anal cancer treatment.