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Should I talk to my doctor about my penile cancer symptoms?

Always report to your doctor any unusual appearance or feeling of the skin on your penis that you think might be penile cancer. Because it will take time for your doctor to complete a definite diagnosis, talking to your doctor will increase your chances of fighting the cancer before it spreads to other organs of the body. However embarrassing or frightening it might be for you to discuss this private area, your health may be at stake.

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