Penile Cancer—Patient Version

Overview

Penile cancer usually forms on or under the foreskin. Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes about one-third of penile cancer cases. When found early, penile cancer is usually curable. Explore the links on this page to learn more about penile cancer treatment and clinical trials.

Treatment

Causes & Prevention

NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about prevention of penile cancer.

Screening

NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about screening for penile cancer.

Coping with Cancer

The information in this section is meant to help you cope with the many issues and concerns that occur when you have cancer.

Feelings and Cancer Adjusting to Cancer Support for Caregivers Survivorship Advanced Cancer Managing Cancer Care