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Testicular Cancer


How common is testicular cancer?

The 2013 estimates for testicular cancer are 7, 920 new cases diagnosed, with men having a 1 in 270 lifetime chance of getting testicular cancer. The estimates for death from testicular cancer are 370 patients. Because the treatment is so successful, the chance of dying is only about 1 in 5000.

What are the risk factors for testicular cancer?

The risk factors for testicular cancer include

What are the symptoms of testicular cancer

Symptoms of the disease include

How do you diagnose testicular cancer?

Diagnosis is done through:

How do you manage testicular cancer?

Management of testicular cancer is decided on after discussion with a urologist.  It has one of the best cure rates, and is very successful. Treatment options include active surveillance, surgery, radiation, and chemotherpay.

 

 

 

 

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