Prevention of urethral cancer depends on reducing risk factors of this cancer. However, preventing cancer of the urethra is no guarantee due to rare nature of the cancer.
Practicing safe sex and getting screened for HPV may reduce the likelihood of this virus contributing to urethral cancer and other types of cancers. Eliminating smoking can reduce chemicals that enter the body, which are known to activate cancer cells.
Eating healthy fruits and vegetables and drinking plenty of fluids may improve urinary health to prevent urinary tract infections.