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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


penile cancer  listen  (PEE-nile KAN-ser)

  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).

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Anatomy of the male reproductive and urinary systems; drawing shows the bladder, prostate gland, penis, urethra, testicle, and rectum.