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glans

the head of the penis.

What is penile cancer?

... The main part of the penis is known as the shaft, and the head of the penis
is called the glans. ... This chamber widens at its end to form the glans. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-what-is-penile-cancer

Penile Cancer

... The main part of the penis is known as the shaft, and the head of the penis
is called the glans. ... This chamber widens at its end to form the glans. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003132-pdf.pdf

Signs and symptoms of penile cancer

... penis. These are most likely to be found on the glans (the head of the
penis) or foreskin, but could also develop on the shaft. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-signs-symptoms

Can penile cancer be prevented?

... It may be that after circumcision the skin on the glans (of the penis) goes through
changes that make it more resistant to HPV infection. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-prevention

Long-term side effects of penile cancer treatment

... Although the most sensitive area of the penis (the glans, or "head") is gone,
a man can still reach orgasm and ejaculate normally. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-after-physical-and-emotional-aspects

Treatment options for penile cancer, by stage

... If the tumor developed in the glans and does not affect other tissues, it may
be possible to treat it with topical therapy (such as 5-FU cream or ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-treating-by-stage

Cancer Glossary

... For instance, the lobules of the breast are glandular tissue because they make
breast milk. See also lobules. glans Search. the head of the penis. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=g

How is penile cancer staged?

... top layers of skin). This is sometimes called erythroplasia of Queyrat when
it occurs on the glans of the penis. It can be called ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-staging

Surgery for penile cancer

... nitrogen. It is useful for some verrucous penile cancers and carcinoma
in situ of the glans. Partial or total penectomy. This ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-treating-surgery