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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Top urologists share their insights and practical tips at "Urology on the Beach"

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Study finds ‘widespread’ use of toxic chemicals in a range of cosmetics

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Number of specialty behavioral health establishments have increased but more work needs to be done

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Researchers examine how neighborhood and social network affect binge drinking among adults

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Cancer researchers receive $3 million NCI grant to study cognitive dysfunction after chemotherapy

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