Bleeding from the anus or rectum (can be minor)
Itching in the anal area
Pain in the anal area
Abnormal discharge from the anus
Change in size of bowel movements (stool may become more narrow)
Lump near the anus
Swollen lymph nodes in the anal/groin area
Talk to your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms. Other conditions that are not cancer (such as hemorrhoids) may cause similar symptoms.