Anal cancer insurance coverage

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Anal cancer is not the same as cancer of the colon or rectum. To learn about these cancers, see the topic Colorectal Cancer. Anal cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the anus , which is the opening at the end of the rectum. Anal cancer is not common and is often curable. Like other cancers, anal cancer can spread metastasize to other parts of the body.

Health Care Costs of Anal Cancer in a Commercially Insured Population in the United States

Anal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version - National Cancer Institute

To understand the effect of HPV vaccination, it is important to estimate the treatment costs for the HPV-related disease. Matched population controls were selected from the database with a 2-step matching method using demographic, comorbidity, and health care cost variables. Costs for the first 2 years were measured for cancer patients and controls. The difference in costs between the groups was calculated to estimate the costs associated with anal cancer treatment. A generalized linear model with gamma distribution and log link function was applied to estimate the costs for censored months for the patients who did not have at least 2 years of follow-up. Male sex, cancer diagnosis, higher Charlson Comorbidity Index score, and higher prediagnosis costs were significantly associated with higher monthly costs. Higher psychiatric diagnostic group scores were associated with lower monthly costs.

Colorectal Cancer

Radiation Oncology. Although colon and rectal cancers are often grouped together they are staged and treated differently. The colon and rectum are the last two parts of the gastrointestinal tract.
Anal Cancer: Introduction. Cancer is when cells in the body change and grow out of control. To help you understand what happens when you have cancer, let's look at how your body works normally. Your body is made up of tiny building blocks called cells.