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How Long Can You Live With Stage Ii Penile Cancer
Long, if treated: For penile cancer that has not spread to lymph nodes (i.e. For stages i and ii), cure rates after surgery have been reported to be between 80 and 100%. Once there is spread to lymph nodes, the prognosis becomes much more grim, underscoring the importance of prompt treatment; the longer one goes without treatment, the further the cancer spreads and the more difficult it is to treat successfully. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Combination: A combination of poor hygiene (often not the man's fault if the foreskin is tight) and infection with a cancer-producing strain of hpv. Now that the hpv vaccine is offered to teenaged boys, we will hopefully see even less of this dread tumor. In the meantime, any wart or red spot that doesn't go away needs to be looked at to save this important body part! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to apply lotion to my penis long term? It always gets dry. I just wanna know if long term use won't give penile cancer or something.
It varies: The prognosis for stage IV anything is poor, and this is especially true for both lung cancer and penile cancer, as by definition these diseases have spread to other distant parts of the body, which means that treatment may control but not cure the disease. Outcomes are variable, but there are occasional long term survivors. Overall ~10-15% of those with stage IV disease live more than 5 years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small, flat, painless freckle like spots on the tip of my penis. Not sure how long I have had them. Penile cancer? I am circumcised.
Can splinter cause penile cancer? saw urologist who said he didn't feel anything. not sure how long had two spots like moles. is it cancer? some red.
No cancer: Trauma to or splinter penetrating penis cant induce cancer. In this instance, cancer is induced by viral transformation of cells secondary to the HPV vius which resides in the mucosal lining of the foreskin and can induce cancer or transmit cancer to a sexual partner in the form of cervix cancer. Spots may be hemangioma or nevus secondary to trauma. ...Read more
Several looks: A red spot (especially on the glans). A bump usually with a rough surface. Less often an ulcer. Any lesion that stays around for two weeks and is worrisome should get seen. It's slow-growing and is easily cured in the early stages, but the price of neglecting it is high. ...Read more