Retrieved from " https: If the tumor is small and only on the glans the tip of the penis , part or all of it may be removed.
If the cancer has spread outside the penis, this lymph node is the one the cancer is most likely to go to first. For very advanced tumors, sometimes the penis is removed along with the scrotum and testicles.
If the cancer is found at a more advanced stage, part of or all of the penis might have to be removed with the tumor. Surgery is the most common treatment for all stages of penile cancer. Removing many lymph nodes in an area can lead to problems with fluid drainage and cause abnormal swelling.