Washington, DC (UroToday.com) In today’s penile cancer session at the 2015 Society of Urologic Oncology, Dr Vegt Erik from the Netherlands cancer institute gave a very practical lecture on the use of PET CT in penile cancer patients. The use of imaging in penile cancer serves several uses like biopsy, prognosis, staging, measuring response to chemotherapy and radiation and identifying recurrences.
SUO 2015 - Penile Cancer
Washington, DC (UroToday.com) Penile cancer is associated with advanced regional metastasis and poor survival. Prior data suggested a benefit with neoadjuvant chemotherapy in advanced penile cancer. Furthermore, prior data suggest a benefit of neoadjuvant chemoradiation in patients with other squamous cancers. However, there is a limited evidence in penile cancer.