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The experts at MD Anderson's Genitourinary Cancer Center are among the nation's most skilled and experienced at diagnosing and treating penile cancer.

The experts at MD Anderson's Genitourinary Cancer Center are among the nation's most skilled and experienced at diagnosing and treating penile cancer.

Cancer has caused us to focus on all the things we have to be thankful for and to actively seek them out.

Vickie Gibson Poe

Caregiver

More than 30 men with this complex cancer are treated here each year, while urologists outside major cancer centers typically see one case of penile cancer every two to three years. This translates to an extraordinary level of expertise that can make a direct difference in your successful treatment and recovery.

Customized, Comprehensive Care

At MD Anderson, you receive personalized penile cancer care from a team of some of the most renowned experts in the nation. This group, which includes medical and surgical oncologists, as well as other physicians and a specially trained support staff, collaborates to ensure you receive the most advanced penile cancer treatments with the least impact on your body. As one of the premier cancer research institutions, we are able to offer a range of clinical trials of new agents to treat penile cancer.

And, at MD Anderson you're surrounded by the strength of one of the nation's largest and most experienced comprehensive cancer centers, which has all the support and wellness services needed to treat the whole person – not just the disease.

Treatment at MD Anderson

Penile cancer is treated in our Genitourinary Center.

Facts

Understanding a disease is the first step toward finding the right care. Get the facts about penile cancer, including the different types, how it starts and who’s at risk.

Penile cancer facts

Did You Know?

Minimally invasive penile cancer treatments include laser therapy, Mohs surgery and radiation therapy.

Symptoms

Most cancers have the same symptoms as other, less serious conditions. Still, it’s important to know the signs. 

Penile cancer symptoms

Diagnosis

Blood tests, imaging exams and even surgical procedures are used to check for cancer. Learn what methods doctors use to diagnose penile cancer, as well as how they determine its stage.

Penile cancer diagnosis

Treatment

Common cancer treatments include chemotherapy, radiation treatment and surgery. Doctors select a treatment plan based on your diagnosis and disease stage.

Penile cancer treatment

Clinical Trials

MD Anderson patients have access to clinical trials offering promising new treatments that cannot be found anywhere else.

Knowledge Center

Find the latest news and information about penile cancer in our Knowledge Center, including blog posts, articles, videos, news releases and more.

myCancerConnection

Talk to someone who shares your cancer diagnosis and be matched with a survivor.
 

Prevention & Screening

Many cancers can be prevented with lifestyle changes and regular screening.
 

Counseling

MD Anderson has licensed social workers to help patients and their loved ones cope with cancer.