Testicular cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the testicles, a part of the male reproductive system. In the United States, about 8,000 to 9,000 diagnoses of testicular cancer are made each year. Over his lifetime, a man's chance of getting testicular cancer is roughly 1 in 250 (four tenths of one percent, or 0.4%). It is most common among males aged 15–40 years. Testicular cancer has one of the highest cure rates of all cancers: in excess of ninety percent; essentially one hundred ...
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Signs and symptoms
... Testicular cancer can result in a number of signs and symptoms. These may include: A lump or enlargement in either testicle A feeling of heaviness in the scrotum A dull ache in the abdomen or groin A ...
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Risk factors
... Researchers don''t know what causes testicular cancer. Risk factors may include: An undescended testicle. Usually the testes form in the abdominal area during fetal development and later descend into ...
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When to seek medical advice
... See your doctor if you detect any pain, swelling or lumps in your testicles or groin area, especially if these symptoms last longer than 2 weeks. Make an appointment with your doctor even if a lump in...
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Screening and diagnosis
... Most men discover testicular cancer themselves, either unintentionally or while doing a testicular self-examination to check for lumps. If you bring signs and symptoms of testicular cancer to your doc...
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