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Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men 15 to 35
years old. Testicular cancer is more common in white men than in black
The causes of testicular cancer are not completely
understood. But the following conditions increase the risk of
The main symptom of testicular cancer is swelling or a
painless lump in the scrotum (in or on a testicle). Other symptoms include a
dull ache in the belly or pelvis, pain or a feeling of heaviness in the
testicles, and fluid collection (edema) in the scrotum.
cancer is treated with a combination of surgery,
radiation therapy. The exact treatment depends on the
type and extent of the testicular cancer. Most forms of testicular cancer are
curable when detected early.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
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