Hemipelvectomy for advanced penile cancer

N. L. Block, P. Rosen, W. F. Whitmore

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Abstract

Hemipelvectomy has been performed on 7 occasions for cancer of the penis recurrent in the groin. Three patients are alive and free of tumor 4, 7 and 10 yrs later. Four patients died within a yr of operation. Hemipelvectomy provides a resonable survival rate in carefully selected, otherwise incurable patients with recurrent penile cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)703-707
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume110
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1973

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  • Urology

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    Block, N. L., Rosen, P., & Whitmore, W. F. (1973). Hemipelvectomy for advanced penile cancer. Journal of Urology, 110(6), 703-707. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-5347(17)60319-7