Cancer Of The Penis
The incidence of cervical cancer is increased 3x-8x in women whose sexual partner(s) had/has cancer of the penis.
Yes, a man may have no readily detectible growths but be a carrier of the HPV virus who can transmit the infection by asymptomatic shedding.
Cancer of the penis is associated with OR 4.5.
Smoking has been identified as a risk factor for developing cancer of the penis in men.
The risk factors associated with an increased chance of getting cancer of the penis include smoking, not being circumcised and poor penile hygiene. Cancer of the penis occurs more frequently in men who are 50-70 years old and who are from a developing country.
There is a 3x decrease in the risk of developing a cancer of the penis in men who are circumcised at birth. Cancer of the penis is relatively rare in the Jewish and Muslim cultures where males are circumcised early in life. Cancer of the penis Occurs more frequently in Hindu’s, a culture in which circumcision is not practiced.
Cancer of the penis has been associated with the high risk 16/18 strains, the same strains associated with cancer of the cervix.