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What is the rate of incidence for penile cancer?

In the United States, about 1 in 100,000 men will develop penile cancer (that's about 1% of all cancers in US men), making it one of the rarest cancers in the country. US cases of penile cancer related to human papilloma virus (HPV) occur at the rate of 800 per year. In 2009, it was estimated that 300 men would die from penile cancer in the US. HPV-related penile cancer is more frequent in Hispanic men than other racial and ethnic groups.

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