Cancer is a very serious condition that is hard to survive. Cancer cells may be found in many parts of the body including the penis. Penile cancer usually occurs on the skin of the penis or within the penis, it most commonly affects men over the age of 50. It is important to early diagnoses for the treatment of penile cancer like other types of cancers. But of course, there are some treatment methods.
When you look at the causes of penile cancer, you can see that there are no certain causes that lead to penile cancer. However, there some causes that increase your risks that getting penile cancer.
You can prevent yourself by quitting smoking, keeping clean your penis, and using condoms from getting penile cancer. These are not certain ways of preventing but you may reduce your risks by doing these. You may not avoid yourself exactly from penile cancer. For this reason, there are some methods to treat penile cancer.
Treatment ways usually depend on the size of the affected area and the rate at which cancer has spread. For instance, if you have carcinoma in situ (CIS)—only the skin cells of the penis are affected, chemotherapy or having laser surgery will use as a treatment method to remove the affected area of the skin.
There are three main treatments for later-stage penile cancer are surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy.
In the surgery method, surgeons will remove cancerous cells and possibly some of the surrounding tissue. There can be some physical changes to your penis after the surgery. But, these changes can be corrected with reconstructive surgery.
All in all, due to having no certain causes to lead penile cancer, you can’t prevent yourself completely from getting penile cancer but, you can reduce your risks by making small changes in your lifestyle. If you struggling with penile cancer, there are some treatment methods, such as surgery, radiotherapy, or chemotherapy. However, after some of these methods, there can be some physical changes in your penis but, surgeons can correct these physical changes with reconstructive surgery.