penile cancer

Pronunciation: (PEE-nile KAN-ser)

A rare cancer that forms in the penis (an external male reproductive organ). Most penile cancers are squamous cell carcinomas (cancer that begins in flat cells lining the penis).

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Anatomy of the male reproductive and urinary systems showing the prostate, penis, testicles, bladder, and other organs.

2005-12-22 Date last modified: 2015-03-30