Testicular Cancer

Testicular Cancer is cancer that forms in tissues of the testis (one of two egg-shaped glands inside the scrotum that make sperm and male hormones). Testicular cancer usually occurs in young or middle-aged men. Two main types of testicular cancer are seminomas (cancers that grow slowly and are sensitive to radiation therapy) and nonseminomas (different cell types that grow more quickly than seminomas).
What is Testicular Cancer?

Testicular cancer is one of the less common cancers to affect men. This cancer usually develops in men aged between 15 and 49 years and the most common initial symptom is a lump or swelling in the testicle.

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Long-term effects of chemotherapy on hearing and quality of life in testicular cancer survivors

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Research identifies cancer risk patterns in families of men with fertility problems

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Inside the Pentagon’s painfully slow effort to clean up decades of PFAS contamination

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‘Forever chemicals’ found in freshwater fish, yet most states don’t warn residents

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‘Forever chemicals’ in thousands of private wells near military sites, study finds

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US military says national security depends on ‘forever chemicals’

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Experts call for action as male infertility increases worldwide

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‘Like a Russian roulette’: US military firefighters grapple with unknowns of PFAS exposure

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Pioneering study links testicular cancer among military personnel to ‘forever chemicals’

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People with neurodevelopmental disorder have a slightly increased risk of testicular cancer

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Bonn researchers elucidate a mechanism underlying cisplatin resistance in testicular cancer

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Study paves the way for some patients with testicular cancer to avoid chemotherapy and radiation

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ANDRONET COST Action aims to improve research, education, and public awareness in andrology

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Two studies emphasize the need for ethnically diverse prostate cancer genetic testing

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Standard cutoff point for low testosterone levels may not be accurate for young men

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Physical exercise improves cardiorespiratory fitness, alleviates adverse effects of cancer treatment

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