Health Information

Understanding Your Diagnosis

  • Penile Cancer: Tests After Diagnosis

    After a diagnosis of penile cancer, you will likely have other tests. These tests help your healthcare providers learn more about your cancer. The test results can help your healthcare provider decide the best ways to treat your cancer.

  • Biopsy

    Detailed information on biopsy, including the most common types of biopsy, such as endoscopic biopsy, bone marrow biopsy, excisional biopsy, incisional biopsy, fine needle aspiration biopsy, punch biopsy, shave biopsy, and skin biopsy

  • Penile Cancer: Diagnosis

    If your health care provider thinks you might have penile cancer, you will need certain exams and tests to be sure.

  • Penile Cancer: Stages

    The stage of a cancer is how much and how far the cancer has spread in your body. Your healthcare provider uses exams and tests to find out the size of the cancer and where it is.

  • Penile Cancer: Your Chances for Recovery (Prognosis)

    Penile cancer is relatively rare. Accurate survival rates based on the stage of the cancer are difficult to determine.

  • Penile Cancer: Symptoms

    Many men with penile cancer have early symptoms. But you may have no symptoms until the cancer is in its later stages.