Penile Cancer

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News: Penile Cancer

Opinion: Agencies should promote circumcision to help prevent AIDS  -  23 Nov 2009
San Jose Mercury NewsPenile cancer is found almost exclusively in uncircumcised men, and cervical cancer is more common in women with uncircumcised partners. ...

Genital damage could be reversed after tissue is grown in laboratory  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Times Online...“Our hope is that patients with congenital abnormalities, penile cancer, traumatic injury and some cases of erectile dysfunction will benefit from this ...

Artificial penile tissue improves male rabbits' sex lives and could one day ...  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
New York Daily News...including congenital abnormalities of the penis, traumatic injuries, penile cancer and severe cases of erectile dysfunction that don't benefit from drug ...

New Impotence Cure Using Artificially Grown Penile Tissues  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
UKMedix Health NewsIt would be especially useful for men who suffered from traumatic penile injuries, penile cancer or severe cases of erectile dysfunction which don't respond ...

Vaccinations for better or for worse?  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Prison Planet.com...can cause serious side effects, will now be given to boys in order to treat relatively innocuous genital warts and extremely rare penile cancer. ...

Male Genital Mutilation  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Student Operated Press...and that the chance of a circumcised man getting the rare penile cancer is slightly lower than the chance of an uncircumcised man getting it. ...

Exploring men's experiences of penile cancer surgery to improve ...  -  ‎Jul 20, 2009‎
UroTodayPenile cancer is an uncommon but serious cancer; in the UK 50% of patients undergo partial or complete penectomy resulting in far-reaching consequences.

Prospectively Packaged Ilioinguinal Lymphadenectomy for Penile ...  -  ‎Jul 16, 2009‎
UroTodayWe prospectively evaluated the disseminative pattern of lymph node metastasis in penile cancer cases using packaged lymphadenectomy.

Activity and Toxicity of Paclitaxel in Pretreated Metastatic ...  -  ‎Jul 14, 2009‎
UroTodayThe objective of this study was to evaluate the use of paclitaxel in patients with advanced squamous cell penile cancer previously treated with neoadjuvant

Comparison of morphologic features and outcome of resected ...  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
UroToday29%, P=0.0188); 80% of patients with high-grade tumors (basaloid, sarcomatoid, and high grade usual or hybrid verrucous SCCs) died from penile cancer.

Factors predicting inguinal node metastasis in squamous cell ...  -  ‎Jul 26, 2009‎
UroToday...lymph node status and histopathological findings in the primary tumor could facilitate clinical decision making in the management of penile cancer.

Circumcision of Filipino males linked to low HIV prevalence in RP  -  ‎Jul 19, 2009‎
ABS CBN News...lower risk of penile cancer and lower prevalence of some sexually transmitted infections such as human papillomavirus (HPV) and herpes simplex virus

Some further details on the cancer story  -  ‎Jul 21, 2009‎
Western StarIn fact, males can also develop HPV-related diseases such as genital warts, penile cancer and anal cancer. I would also like to mention that the HPV vaccine

Male circumcision perks up women's sex life  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
The Money TimesThere is a common belief that circumcised men are less likely to suffer from penile cancer, inflammation of the penis, or have many sexually transmitted

Circumcision a complex health, cultural issue  -  ‎Aug 1, 2009‎
Lower Hudson Journal newsDr. Warren Bromberg, a urologist, notes that penile cancer is much more common in uncircumcised men. Centers for Disease Control studies show fewer HIV

Twickenham cancer survivor tells his story in TV ad  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
Your Local GuardianHe received the devastating news that he was suffering from penile cancer, which affects about 400 men every year, in 2007. As part of his treatment,

It protects men (and women) against fatal diseases and sexual ...  -  ‎Jul 13, 2009‎
Mail on SundayHe'll be much less likely to develop penile cancer or kidney problems (because he didn't suffer those urinary tract infections as a child).

'Intactivists' lobby feds on circumcision  -  ‎Jul 25, 2009‎
Lower Hudson Journal newsMount Kisco urologist Warren Bromberg, chief of urology at Northern Westchester Hospital, said penile cancer is much more common in uncircumcised men.

DOH backs Church, won't promote condom use  -  ‎Jul 25, 2009‎
ABS CBN News...lower risk of penile cancer and lower prevalence of some sexually transmitted infections such as human papillomavirus (HPV) and herpes simplex virus

Libertarian Party ramps up opposition to Obama health care proposals  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
Independent Political ReportIt makes the risk marginally less for some serious health issues that are a) very rare, such as penile cancer; or b) avoidable by other means, such as HIV.

Interview: Jim Jefferies. comedian  -  ‎Jul 18, 2009‎
Scotland on SundayHis abuse at the hands of a scout master, his penile cancer and even the suicide of a girlfriend have all been bleak and sometimes uncomfortable grist to

Vaccine is safe  -  Dec 26, 2008
Windsor Star,...females the virus that causes cervical cancer. The virus can rarely cause diseases in men, including oral and throat cancer, penile cancer and anal cancer.

Genital Wart Vaccine Effective For Men, Too  -  Dec 21, 2008
News Health Guru,...countries have already approved Gardasil for males, there is no proof that the vaccine will prevent HPV-associated cancer in men, such as penile cancer.

HPV Vaccine Used Overseas Passes Safety Test in Boys  -  Dec 18, 2008
Health Behavior News ServiceMuch more rarely, the virus can cause diseases in men, including oral and throat cancer, penile cancer and anal cancer. Gay men are at an especially high

Go Directly to Jail...and Die  -  Dec 10, 2008
San Diego Reader,The suit, nevertheless, declared flatly that he had “fatal penile cancer? and that health officials’ “refusal to provide Castaneda reasonable and humane

Annual Congress European Association of Urology: highlights in ...  -  Dec 18, 2008
innovations report (Pressemitteilung),Truls Erik Bjerklund Johansen (DK)) and testis/penile cancer (chaired by Prof. Peter Albers (DE)). The latter meeting will discuss techniques in

In Osun, controversy trails move by House of Assembly to outlaw ...  -  Dec 19, 2008
The Punch,Debunking the insinuations that circumcision prevents penile cancer, masturbation, blindness and insanity, Oladimeji said the claims relate to adult sexual

The Case Against Mandating Gardasil  -  Dec 2, 2008
American Council on Science and Health,It has also been linked to certain uncommon cancers in men, including anal and penile cancer. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the US,

HPV Vaccine Effective in Males  -  Nov 17, 2008
Cancer Consultants,Male HPV can lead to genital warts, penile cancer, perianal cancer, anal cancer, and perineal cancer. In addition, it contributes to HPV infection in women

Burden of Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Penis in the ...  -  Nov 9, 2008
UroToday,There are considerable disparities in invasive penile cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. Key risk factors for excess incidence include

FOXSexpert: To Snip or Not to Snip?  -  Oct 30, 2008
FOXNewsCircumcision proponents claim that circumcision reduces the incidence of penile cancer in older men by at least 50 percent. But there is no evidence that

Comprehensive assessment of burden of HPV-associated cancers in the US  -  Nov 11, 2008
News-Medical.net,PENILE: Penile cancer is relatively rare, striking about 800 men each year. Incidence rates were higher among Hispanic men (1.3) than non-Hispanic men (0.8)

Should men get the HPV vaccine?  -  Nov 10, 2008
Macleans.ca,About 800 men developed penile cancer each year, while about 600 women developed vaginal cancers. While cervical cancer’s connection to HPV has received the

CDC: Human Wart Virus HPV Caused 25000 Cases of Cancer Annually  -  Nov 4, 2008
eFluxMedia3000 anal cancer cases (about 1900 occurred in women and 1100 in men), 2300 cases of vulvar cancer, and about 800 of penile cancer.

CDC Report Has First Estimate of Human Papillomavirus- Associated ...  -  Nov 12, 2008
DOTmed.com (press release),Penile cancer is relatively rare, striking about 800 men each year. Incidence rates were higher among Hispanic men (1.3) than non-Hispanic men (0.8).

Health Highlights: Nov. 16, 2008  -  Nov 16, 2008
Forbes,HPV may be associated with about 1500 cases of penile cancer and about 1900 cases of anal cancer in men a year, according to the US Centers for Disease

HPV: an unwanted gift at Christmas  -  Nov 9, 2008
Times Online,But HPV is also responsible for penile cancer, anal cancer and - importantly - 47 per cent of cases of head, neck and mouth cancer.

HPV research calls for vaccination of boys  -  Nov 11, 2008
FierceVaccines,As in women, the more dangerous strains of the virus, HPV-16 and HPV-18, can contribute to the development of anal and penile cancer.

2008년 11월 15? (토)  -  Nov 14, 2008
헬스코리아뉴스,According to the US Centers for Disease, HPV may be related to approximately 1500 cases of penile cancer and about 1900 cases of anal cancer in men a year.

Health Highlights: Nov. 15, 2008  -  Nov 15, 2008
Forbes,HPV may be associated with about 1500 cases of penile cancer and about 1900 cases of anal cancer in men a year, according to the US Centers for Disease

Male circumcision becomes the focal point in HIV/Aids prevention  -  Nov 5, 2008
Sunday Standard,...that males who are not circumcised are at higher risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases, infant urinary tract infections and penile cancer.

Nobel laureate calls for HPV vaccine for boys  -  Oct 28, 2008
Xtra.ca,...need to be protected from the more dangerous strains of the virus, HPV-16 and -18, which can contribute to the development of anal and penile cancer.

Botswana to focus on male circumcision for HIV/AIDS prevention  -  Nov 3, 2008
Afrique en ligne,...urinary tact infections and penile cancer, while female partners of uncircumcised males are also at greater risk of suffering from cervical cancer.

'Are there long-term problems with having TB?'  -  Jul 8, 2008
Irish Times,Factors that can increase the risk of developing penile cancer include: penile warts, multiple sexual partners and poor personal hygiene.

Study links virus to rare cancer in heterosexual men  -  Jul 7, 2008
Arizona Daily Star,But if the infection persists, it can lead to cervical cancer among women and anal and penile cancer among men, according to the CDC.

Imbalu' the Gateway to Manhood  -  Jul 4, 2008
AllAfrica.com,Penile cancer affects 0.82 per 100000 people in the world, says wikipedia.org and American Academy of a Paediatrics (1999) states that studies suggest that

Get the facts before deciding on circumcision  -  Jun 30, 2008
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com,The incidence of penile cancer or male urinary tract infections is uncommon. I feel that a decision to remove the child's foreskin should be reasoned and

Cutting truths  -  Jun 26, 2008
guardian.co.uk,There is no convincing proof that circumcision reduces sexually transmitted infections in developed nations, and its effect on penile cancer rates is

The cut helps, but it’s no panacea  -  Jun 22, 2008
Daily Nation,...ulcer disease, penile cancer, infant urinary tract infections, cervical cancer in female partners of uncircumcised men, and swelling of the foreskin.

Come and join us in the Relay For Life  -  Jun 18, 2008
GazetteLive,8 JOE O’BRIEN, 56: After Joe bravely told the Gazette of his battle with penile cancer, he says people have stopped him in the street to shake his hand and

Division adopts HPV vaccine program  -  21 May 2008
Meridian Booster,The HPV vaccine is also available for boys and can prevent penile cancer and warts caused by the virus. While parts of Eastern Canada have resisted the

What women want  -  21 May 2008
Business Line,...“If penile cancer had the same frequency of occurrence as breast cancer, then we’d see some better design. We simply need more women designers,? she

Protecting your parts  -  May 12, 2008
Michigan Daily,Getting the HPV shot will likely prevent boys from getting genital warts and penile cancer (that's right - penile cancer) when they become sexually active.

US admits negligence in detainee's death  -  Apr 29, 2008
San Francisco Chronicle,...for the death of an illegal immigrant who pleaded during 11 months in custody for treatment for a condition that proved to be terminal penile cancer.

HPV Concern For Men: What Do Men Need To Know?  -  Apr 24, 2008
Athens Exchange,The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2008, there will be 1250 men diagnosed with penile cancer and 2020 men with anal cancer.

E-Mails Show Attempt To 'Patch Up' a Case Of Medical Negligence  -  May 10, 2008
Washington Post,Medical staff members suspected that Castaneda, then 34, had penile cancer. A lesion on his penis was bleeding and oozing. The staff sought approval for a

Better Health Care Sought for Detained Immigrants  -  May 6, 2008
New York Times,By the time he received the treatment he had been seeking, in February 2007, he was found to have metastasized penile cancer, records show; his penis had to

Lawsuits raise questions about private prisons  -  May 4, 2008
San Diego Union Tribune,...is the case of Francisco Castañeda, a detainee who had to wait several months to see an off-site oncologist for what turned out to be penile cancer.

More parents opt not to circumcise their sons  -  Apr 23, 2008
St. Louis Post-Dispatch,The risk of penile cancer is reduced in circumcised men, although the overall risk of the disease remains very low. Conflicting research doesn't give a

ACLU policy counsel stresses importance of immigrant detainee ...  -  May 5, 2008
Talk Radio News Service,...a detainee who died of metastatic penile cancer as a result of failing to receive a biopsy and prompt treatment while in ICE custody.



Background information on Penile Cancer [When available]

Penile cancer is a malignant growth found on the skin or in the tissues of the penis, usually originating in the glans and/or foreskin. It is a rare form of cancer with an annual incidence of 1 in 100,000 in developed countries.[1]

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