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Male reproductive system cancer
Cancers of the male reproductive system can affect men from as young as 20 (cancer of the testis) however most of these cancers do not occur until after 40. Lifestyle, such as smoking, can increase the risk of cancer of the penis and prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer for men in the UK.
A rare, cancerous tumour that usually occurs on the head of the penis, almost exclusively occuring in uncircumcised men, particularly those in whom the foreskin does not retract (see Phimosis).
A cancerous tumour that develops within a testis, which although rare, is one of the most common forms of cancer diagnosed in men between the ages of 20 and 40.
A cancerous tumour arising from the glandular tissue of the prostate gland, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed male cancer in the UK, affecting about 1 in 12 men at some time in their lives.
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