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Why do you have to remove the whole testicle?

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Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 34 years experience
Relapse risk: There is usually some cancer cells still lurking in the testicle that can later spread so common practice, especially in a paired organ is to remove the entire testicle.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 22 years experience
Cancer: If you have a tumor in the testes you will need testes removed.

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