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Is penile cancer serious?

Penile cancer is a serious disease requiring professional treatment. If you report unusual skin conditions and swelling on the penis in the groin area to your doctor immediately, you are more likely to catch penile cancer in its early stages and reduce your risk of life-altering complications. Penile cancer may be mistaken for other less serious conditions, which makes a doctor's opinion essential to treating the disease in the beginning, when it is less serious.

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