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Managing Incontinence for Men With Cancer

... better, an artificial muscle controlled by a scrotal pump can be implanted to
squeeze the urethra, or a small device called a urethral sling may be ...


How is vulvar cancer staged?

... The cancer is growing into the anus or the lower third of the vagina or
urethra (the tube that drains urine from the bladder). ...


What is bladder cancer?

... When you urinate, the muscles in the bladder contract, and urine is forced
out of the bladder through a tube called the urethra. ...


Cancer Glossary

... See also bladder, kidney, urethra. urethra Search [yoo-ree-thruh]. the tube
that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body. ...


What treatments are available to help with erections?

... to help with erections is a urethral pellet. A man uses an applicator to put a
tiny pellet or microsuppository of medicine into his urethra (the opening ...


Urostomy: A Guide

... The urinary tract is made up of 2 kidneys, 2 ureters, the bladder, and the
urethra. ... It passes out of the body through the urethra. ...


Surgery for bladder cancer

... receive. This surgery is done using an instrument passed up the urethra,
so it does not require cutting into the abdomen. ...


Cancer Glossary

... in the body. For example, the urethral sphincter squeezes the urethra
shut and provides urinary control. Two of these muscles ...


What is prostate cancer?

... The urethra, which is the tube that carries urine and semen out of the body
through the penis, goes through the center of the prostate. ...


Radical cystectomy

... This means the surgeon removes the bladder, uterus, ovaries, fallopian
tubes, cervix, front wall of the vagina, and the urethra. ...