Penile cancer: epidemiology, pathogenesis and prevention

@article{Bleeker2008PenileCE,
  title={Penile cancer: epidemiology, pathogenesis and prevention},
  author={M. Bleeker and D. Heideman and P. Snijders and S. Horenblas and J. Dillner and C. Meijer},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={27},
  pages={141-150}
}
ObjectivesPenile cancer is a disease with a high morbidity and mortality. Its prevalence is relatively rare, but the highest in some developing countries. Insight into its precursor lesions, pathogenesis and risk factors offers options to prevent this potentially mutilating disease. This review presents an overview of the different histologically and clinically identified precursor lesions of penile cancer and discusses the molecular pathogenesis, including the role of HPV in penile cancer… Expand
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