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Penile cancer information

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) information

Our Urology Oncology Patient Information Group produces leaflets relating to investigations and treatments for penile cancer:

Penile biopsy (local anaesthetic)

Penile biopsy (general anaesthetic)

Day case circumcision (local anaesthetic)

Day case circumcision (general anaesthetic)

Circumcision (general anaesthetic - ward)

Your multidisciplinary team (MDT) for cancer of the penis

Removal of sentinel lymph nodes for penile cancer

Surgery for cancer of the penis 

Please be aware that even if you have been diagnosed with penile cancer not all of the leaflets will be relevant to your care. Leaflets relevant to your care will be given to you at the appropriate time, giving you the chance to discuss them with your healthcare team.   

More information

Click on the coloured text links below for general information which may be of help:                       

Tests and investigations

You may like to click on the above link to see if there is any online UHL information on the tests and investigations you may require.          

Chemotherapy and other drug therapies

UHL and other information about chemotherapy, hormone therapy, biological therapy (including immunotherapy) and other drug therapies.  Please note that not all therapies are suitable for all types of cancer.     

Radiotherapy

UHL and other information about radiotherapy treatment. Please note that radiotherapy is not suitable for all types of cancer.            

Eating problems

Local and other information that you may find useful if you have eating problems as a result of your cancer or its treatment.       

Support groups

For a list of cancer support groups in the local area please click on the heading above.             

Further information

If you would like more information, including details of how to contact a nurse specialist, please contact the Cancer Information Centre.  Alternatively, click on the heading above for details of other organisations that may be able to help you.  

Information in languages other than English 

To find out if there is any information about cancer, cancer treatments and living with cancer available in your preferred language, please click on the heading above, or contact the Cancer Information Centre.   

This page last reviewed 22/05/2018