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Fine needle aspiration

Find out what fine needle aspiration of the lymph nodes is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

You will need to have your lymph nodes removed in an operation called a lymph node dissection if they contain cancer cells.

You usually have this at the same time as surgery to your penis.

Last reviewed: 
04 Apr 2016
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    O.W. Hakenberg and others
    European Association of Urology (EAU) 2014

  • Principles and practice of oncology (8th edition)
    VT De Vita, S Hellman and SA Rosenberg
    Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2008

  • Diagnosis and staging of penile cancer
    C. Heyns and others
    Urology. 2010 Aug;76(2 Suppl 1):S15-23 

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