Penectomy is a surgical procedure of partial or complete removal of the penis. This is the most common treatment for the advanced stage of penile cancer. Depending on the condition of the disease, there is a need for total or partial splenectomy.
The presence of malignant (cancerous) cells on or in the tissue of the penis referred to as penile cancer. The most common type of penile cancer is squamous cell carcinoma.
Few of the signs & symptoms of penile cancer:
Initially, the doctor will perform a physical examination of the penis and checks with the medical history of the patient. Some of the tests that the doctor performs to confirm penile cancer:
Well experienced and qualified General Surgeons, Surgical Oncologists, and Urologists can perform a Penectomy.
Following are the risk factors for developing penile cancer:
Following are a few of the complications of Penectomy:
If penile cancer is diagnosed in the early stages, then the following treatment may involve:
If the cancer is diagnosed in the advanced stage, the doctor would suggest a Penectomy along with radiation and chemotherapy.