Surgical treatment of advanced penile cancer

Surgical treatment of advanced penile cancer J Cancer Res Clin Oncol (2017) 143:1865–1870 DOI 10.1007/s00432-017-2435-1 ORIGINAL ARTICLE – CLINICAL ONCOLOGY 1 1 1 1 1 1 Ke Zhang · Xiang Wan · Huan Xu · Wenzhi Li · Juan Zhou · Ming‑Xi Xu · 1 1 Hai‑Jun Yao · Zhong Wang Received: 22 January 2017 / Accepted: 5 May 2017 / Published online: 10 May 2017 © The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract Keywords Advanced · Penile cancer · Therapy · Surgery Purpose To evaluate the therapeutic effect of surgery in patients with advanced penile cancer, who have a dismal prognosis. Introduction Patients and methods Between September 2007 and July 2015, we treated 12 patients with surgical therapy. Penile cancer (PC) is an uncommon malignant tumor, with Results The median follow-up period for all the patients around 4000 cases diagnosed each year, accounting for was 16 months (range 4–60 months). The outcome and less than 0.5% of all cancers (Mosconi et al. 2005). It is concomitant symptoms were analyzed, and the survival rare in Western countries, but not in developing countries rates were calculated. Three of the patients are currently (Micali et al. 2006). Unfortunately, its incidence contin- alive. The Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology Springer Journals

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