Urology>>>>> Penile Cancer
Question 2#

Which of these tumour markers is NOT associated with penile squamous cell carcinoma?

a. SCC antigen
b. Ki-67
c. p53
d. HSV-2
e. E-cadherin

Correct Answer is D


Answer D

Herpes Simplex Virus-2 (HSV-2) is a sexually transmitted chronic infection of the genital tract and is not a biomarker for SCC of the penis. Other markers associated with penile SCC include p16INK4A, MMP-2, HPV DNA, PTEN, HER3/4 and miRNA.