Prevalence and Characteristics of Penile Cancer in Karangasem Regency, Indonesia, 2020-2022


  • I Putu Adi Kurniawan General Practitioner, Karangasem General Hospital, Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia
  • I Made Suyandnya Urology Specialist, Department of Urology, Karangasem General Hospital, Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia



Characteristics, penile cancer, prevalence, squamous cell carcinoma


Background: Indonesia reported 1,143 penile carcinoma cases from 2004 to 2013. Bali reported the highest age-standardized incidence rate (ASR) in 2004-2013. Method: A quantitative descriptive retrospective study was conducted at Karangasem General Hospital and Balimed Karangasem Hospital. Results: This study involved 29 patients diagnosed with penile cancer in 2020-2022. The highest number of cases was found in 2020. Most cases were in the 60-69 year age-group (34.5%), with a low educational level (75.9%), a smoking habit (75.9%), no history of circumcision (100%), and squamous cell carcinoma (86.2%). The treatment was mainly partial penectomy (41.3%). Conclusion: The study found that the highest prevalence of penile cancer was 6.02 per 100,000 people in 2020.


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Kurniawan, I. P. A., & Suyandnya, I. M. (2024). Prevalence and Characteristics of Penile Cancer in Karangasem Regency, Indonesia, 2020-2022. Cermin Dunia Kedokteran, 51(5), 244–248.