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Treatment

Your treatment depends on where on the penis your cancer is, how big it is, whether it has spread anywhere else in your body and your general health. A team of doctors and other professionals discuss the best treatment and care for you.

Treatment decisions

Find out about how your doctor decides which treatment you need, the types of treatment you might have and treatment by stage.

Surgery

This is the most common treatment for penile cancer. Doctors remove part or all of your penis.

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill penile cancer cells.

Other treatments

Find out about treatments with laser, creams or cryotherapy for very early cancer.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy uses anti cancer drugs to destroy cancer cells.

Follow up appointment

Find out about follow up appointments and tests after treatment for penile cancer.

Last reviewed: 
29 Feb 2016

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