Testicular Cancer

Testicular Cancer

General Information About Testicular Cancer

KEY POINTS

  • Testicular cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of one or both testicles.
  • Health history can affect the risk of testicular cancer.
  • Signs and symptoms of testicular cancer include swelling or discomfort in the scrotum.
  • Tests that examine the testicles and blood are used to detect (find) and diagnose testicular cancer.
  • Certain factors affect prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options.
  • Treatment for testicular cancer can cause infertility.

Read the full article on the National Cancer Institute website.

 

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