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Testicular Cancer

What is testicular cancer?

Testicular cancer is a cancer that develops in the tissues of one or both testicles. The testicles, or testes, are part of the male reproductive system. They make male hormones and sperm. They are two egg-shaped glands inside the scrotum, a sac of loose skin that lies below the penis. You can get cancer in one or both testicles.

Who is most likely to develop testicular cancer?

Testicular cancer is very rare. You can get it at any age, but it is most common in men between the ages of 20 and 39. It is also more common in those who:

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  1. Testicular Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is testicular cancer? Testicular cancer is a cancer that develops in the tissues of one or both testicles. The testicles, or testes, are part of ...
  2. Testicular cancer is cancer that starts in the testicles. The testicles are the male reproductive glands located in ... The exact cause of testicular cancer is poorly understood. Factors that may ... cancer are: Abnormal testicle development Exposure to ...
  3. ... testicular self-exam is done to check for testicular cancer . Testicles have blood vessels and other structures that ... of the following risk factors: Family history of testicular cancer Past testicular tumor Undescended testicle However, if a ...
  4. Childhood Testicular Cancer Treatment From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    From the National Institutes of Health ... Testicular Cancer/Children ... Testicular Cancer ... National Cancer Institute ... The main treatment for testicular cancer in ...
  5. General Information about Testicular Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    From the National Institutes of Health ... Testicular Cancer/Start Here ... Testicular Cancer ... National Cancer Institute ... Testicular cancer treatment options depend ...
  6. Testicular Cancer Screening From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    From the National Institutes of Health ... Testicular Cancer/Diagnosis and Tests ... Testicular Cancer ... National Cancer Institute ... Testicular cancer screening has not ...
  7. What Is Testicular Cancer? (American Cancer Society)  
    Testicular Cancer/Start Here ... Testicular Cancer ... American Cancer Society ... Learn more about the different types of testicular cancer from the experts at the ...
  8. Tests for Testicular Cancer (American Cancer Society)  
    Learn how doctors diagnose testicular cancer with physical examinations, ultrasounds, blood tests, and other imaging tests.
  9. Living as a Testicular Cancer Survivor (American Cancer Society)  
    Completing testicular cancer treatment can be stressful and exciting. Learn what follow-up care and doctor visits you might need ...
  10. Treatment for testicular cancer is based mainly on the type and stage of the cancer. See what treatment options are available.
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