Penile cancer

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If penile cancer spreads

Cancer cells can spread from the penis to other parts of the body. This spread is called metastasis.

Understanding how a type of cancer usually grows and spreads helps your healthcare team plan your treatment and future care. If penile cancer spreads, it can spread to the following:

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