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Penile Cancer

Penile Cancer

Definition of penile cancer: A rare cancer that forms in the penis (an external male reproductive organ). Most penile cancers are squamous cell carcinomas (cancer that begins in flat cells lining the penis). 

Estimated new cases and deaths from penile (and other male genital) cancer in the United States in 2014:

  • New cases: 1,640
  • Deaths: 320

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