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what do testicular cancer tumors feel like

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
20 years experience Urology
Hard lump: The testicle should feel uniformly firm, like the tip of your nose. Anything in the testicle that feels harder than the surrounding tissue needs to b ... Read More
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Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
16 years experience Radiation Oncology
Www.cancer.net: Here is a good resource site on testicular cancers, including signs and symptoms. http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/testicular-cancer.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Cancer and boys: Yes. Cancer can develop in all humans despite their ages. But, the common cancer of the testicles does not develop in men until they are in their late ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Men from: Puberty through mid 30's are at peak age of testis cancer...Sayikng that, any age can get testis cancer and lumps and changes warrant exams. Disease ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: A testicular tumor could be benign or malignant. Take care.
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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily.: However, any lump should be checked by your doctor.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Testicular cancers are more often detected late than early, known to spread early even after surgery, but the great news , thanks to our oncologists, ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
51 years experience General Practice
Potentially serious: A nonseminomatous germ cell tumor is a malignancy that has multiple origins within the testicle. It is less common, but potentially more serious, tha ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need more informatio: Testicular cancer is one of the cancer that is very responsive to therapy and is one of things that we can cure.So, unfortunately, it is hard to answe ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Ng answered
17 years experience Urology
Hmmmm...: Smoking is unlikely to damage the tumor cells and is probably not going to help you recover from testicular cancer. Furthermore, it will worsen your ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
About 10%: This was my answer off the top of my head and comfirmed by a quick visit to e-medicine. Don't mistake a seminoma that makes a lot of HCG for a true ch ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Testicular cancer and ovarian cancer are very different diseases.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
May be vague: A testicular mass is usually palpable eventually though the cancer may have spread first. Just feeling ill, weight loss, a sense of heaviness, cough i ... Read More
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