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Letters Malignant and premalignant lesions of the penis

Helping men cope with penile cancer

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 16 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2101
  1. Peter Branney, senior lecturer in social psychology1,
  2. Karl Witty, research officer2,
  3. Julie Evans, senior researcher3,
  4. Kate Bullen, director4
  1. 1School of Social, Psychological and Communication Sciences, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds LS1 3HE, UK
  2. 2Institute for Health and Wellbeing, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK
  3. 3Health Experiences Research Group, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
  4. 4Institute of Human Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, UK
  1. p.branney{at}

Because penile cancer is rare, affected men are unlikely to meet anyone outside their clinical team who has had direct or indirect experience of their cancer. Resources about the condition and the experiences of other patients will help men learn how to adapt to the changes that they will experience. Alongside …

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