An overview of the diagnoses and treatments for penile cancer.

Penile cancer is a rare malignancy and, as a consequence, it is managed in just a few specialist centres across the UK. This article aims to provide health professionals with an introduction and update on the epidemiology and aetiology of penile cancer, as well as the techniques used to diagnose penile cancer and the current treatment options. The article highlgihts the importance of early diagnosis and the role that the clinical nurse specialist in plays supporting those diagnosed with the penile cancer and their families.

British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing). 2020 May 14 [Epub]

Clare Akers, Fiona Holden

Clinical nurse practitioner, University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.