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Glossary: penile cancer, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

penile cancer

(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).

Anatomy of the  male reproductive and urinary systems; drawing shows front and side views of ureters, lymph nodes, rectum, bladder, prostate gland, vas deferens,  penis, testicles, urethra, seminal vesicle, and ejaculatory duct.

Anatomy of the male reproductive and urinary systems, showing the prostate, testicles, bladder, and other organs.

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Penile Cancer