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Penile intraepithelial neoplasia (PeIN)

What is penile intraepithelial neoplasia (PeIN)? Penile intraepithelial neoplasia (PeIN) is a non-invasive precancerous disease that involves the penis. It is called “non-invasive” because the abnormal cells are only found in the skin on the surface of the penis. If left untreated, PeIN can turn into a type of penile cancer called squamous cell carcinoma …
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Non-HPV squamous cell carcinoma of the penis

What is non-HPV squamous cell carcinoma of the penis? Non-HPV squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a type of cancer that starts from the cells on the surface of the penis. There are several subtypes of non-HPV SCC, of which the usual type is the most common. Another name for this cancer is HPV-independent SCC. What …
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HPV-associated squamous cell carcinoma of the penis

What is HPV-associated squamous cell carcinoma of the penis? HPV-associated squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a type of cancer that starts from the cells on the surface of the penis. It is a sexually transmitted disease. What causes HPV-associated squamous cell carcinoma of the penis? As its name suggests, HPV-associated SCC is caused by a …
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