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Cancer cells have the potential to spread from the penis to other parts of the body where they can grow into new tumours. This process is called metastasis. The tumours are also called a metastasis (singular) or metastases (plural). Metastases are also called secondary tumours.
Understanding the usual progression of cancer helps the doctor to predict its probable course, plan treatment and anticipate further care.
The most common sites where penile cancer spreads are:
Penile cancer rarely spreads to distant sites. However distant metastasis may occur with advanced disease.
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