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penile implant

[PE-nile im-plant] artificial device placed in the penis during surgery to help a man have erections. See also erectile dysfunction.

Prostheses

... on and taken off, and others are implanted during surgery ... for the breast, leg,
or testicles and penile implants. ... Find out if you might need a prosthesis. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-prostheses

What treatments are available to help with erections?

... should include his partner in any decision about implants. ... is just a mechanical
stiffener for the penis. Having a penile implant can't solve any other ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinmen/sexualityfortheman/sexuality-for-men-with-cancer-methods-to-help-with-erections

Sex and Men With Cancer (Overview)

... Page 11. Penile implants: Surgery to put an implant (prosthesis) in the penis
was the first really helpful treatment for medical erection problems. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003232-pdf.pdf

Special concerns linked to certain cancers and their treatment

... studies have suggested that early penile rehabilitation (discussed ... In other cases,
implants may be used. ... out about sensation in the penis, and how ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinmen/sexualityfortheman/sexuality-for-men-with-cancer-special-ca-treatments

Penile Cancer

... are used to look at penile tumors, the ... substance called prostaglandin into the
penis to make ... with pacemakers or certain implants containing metals ...

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

How is penile cancer diagnosed?

... are used to look at penile tumors, the ... substance called prostaglandin into the
penis to make ... with pacemakers or certain implants containing metals ...

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

Sexuality for the Man With Cancer

... should include his partner in any decision about implants. ... is just a mechanical
stiffener for the penis. Having a penile implant can't solve any other ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002910-pdf.pdf

Surgery for prostate cancer

... a strong rubber band placed at the base of the penis. The band is removed
by cutting it off when intercourse is done. Penile implants might restore ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-surgery

Cancer Glossary

... to have or keep an erection of the penis adequate for ... in which a radioactive
source is implanted or temporarily ... See also brachytherapy, implant. ...

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