Living with penile cancer

Get support to cope with emotional, practical and physical issues when you have penile cancer.


Coping with cancer can be difficult. Help and support are available. There are things you can do, people to help and ways to cope with a diagnosis of penile cancer.

Sex and relationships with penile cancer

Find out how penile cancer may affect your sex life and relationships.

Changes to how your body looks after penile cancer surgery

Find out about changes to how your body looks after surgery.

Swelling of your legs or genitals (lymphoedema) and penile cancer

You might be at risk of swelling of your legs or genitals (lymphoedema). Find out what you can do to reduce your risk of getting it and how to manage it.

Resources and books

Find out about organisations, support groups, books, videos and other resources to help you cope with penile cancer and treatment. 

Last reviewed: 
14 Jan 2021
Next review due: 
14 Jan 2024
Coronavirus and cancer

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