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perineum

[pair-uh-NEE-um] the area between the anus and the scrotum or the vagina. This is called the perineal area. See also anus, scrotum, vagina.

How is vulvar cancer staged?

... This stage, also known as carcinoma in situ, is not included in the FIGO system.
T1: The cancer is growing only in the vulva or perineum. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/vulvarcancer/detailedguide/vulvar-cancer-staging

Vulvar Cancer

... The space between the vagina and the anus is called the perineum. ... T1:
The cancer is growing only in the vulva or perineum ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003147-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... See also anus, perineum, prostate, scrotum. perineum Search [pair-uh-NEE-
um]. the area between the anus and the scrotum or the vagina. ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... TECK-tuh-me]. surgery to remove the prostate through an incision in
the perineum (skin behind the testicles). This approach ...

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

Surgery for prostate cancer

... In this operation, the surgeon makes the incision in the skin between the anus
and scrotum (the perineum), as shown in the picture above. ...

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

What is vulvar cancer?

... Beyond the fourchette is the anus, the opening to the rectum. The space
between the vagina and the anus is called the perineum. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/vulvarcancer/detailedguide/vulvar-cancer-what-is-vulvar-cancer

How cancer treatments can affect fertility in men

... Whether the prostate is removed through a cut in the abdomen (belly) or in
the perineum (the area behind the testicles and in front of the anus), this ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinmen/fertilityandmenwithcancer/fertility-and-men-with-cancer-how-cancer-treatments-affect-fertility

Fertility and Men With Cancer

... Whether the prostate is removed through a cut in the abdomen (belly) or in
the perineum (the area behind the testicles and in front of the anus), this ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/acspc-041228-pdf.pdf

Prostate Cancer

... In this operation, the surgeon makes the incision in the skin between the anus
and scrotum (the perineum), as shown in the picture above. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003134-pdf.pdf

Treatment options for penile cancer, by stage

... testicles and/or the scrotum. A new opening can be made in the abdomen
or the perineum to allow urination. If the tumor has ...

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