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In remission for clear cell ovarian cancer, done all treatments, have blood in stools. Anal cancer or hemorrhoids?

i am a 44 yr old female who is in remission for clear cell ovarian cancer stage 2c. it had spread to the rectum . i have had had all the treatments done. now i have blood in the stool that started just before christmas. i thought it was probably hemmoroids. but now i have had blood in my stools for over three days now. whats the difference between hemmoroids and cancer of the anal maybe reoccuring. i have no pain or itching or straining when i have a bowel movement . thanks
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2012
Hello, Welcome to HCM, I am Dr. Das

Look, from your description, it is clear that you are suffering from clear cell carcinoma of ovary which has metastasis in anal region.

So, it is obvious that you may experience bleeding.

Metastasis means a cancer occurring in that particular region that is similar with that of its ovarian counterpart.

So, you should be operated for the metastasis to prevent further disease progression.

Answered: Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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