Metastatic penile cancer in a young Caucasian male: impact of delayed diagnosis.

@article{Kamat2005MetastaticPC,
  title={Metastatic penile cancer in a young Caucasian male: impact of delayed diagnosis.},
  author={Ashish Madhav Kamat and Scott M Carpenter and Bogdan A. Czerniak and Louis Pisters},
  journal={Urologic oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={130-1}
}
Penile cancer is an uncommon malignancy in the developed world, with only 1200 estimated cases per year in the United States. This is usually a cancer of older men and often the diagnosis is delayed because of lack of suspicion on the part of the patient or primary care provider. We report a case of penile cancer in a young Caucasian male in whom a delay in diagnosis had a deleterious impact on outcome. We describe and illustrate how, to palliate his symptoms, the patient required a… CONTINUE READING