Researchers identified potential genetic alterations in penile cancer that could lead to targeted treatments for the disease. A complex landscape that could suggest clinical trials of targeted therapies was described in a recent report.
Despite the seriousness of cancer, patients may use humor as part of their coping armamentarium. They may also appreciate when their health care team does, too, as these researchers found.
New guidelines to standardize care for penile cancer have been published by expert Philippe E. Spiess, MD, on behalf of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.
HPV types 16 and 18 are associated with about half of penile cancers, researchers in Spain have found.
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