A 21-year-old male asked:
does having one testicle or one "good" testicle increase the chances of testicular cancer?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
Depends: IF is due to undescended testicle incidence will be slightly higher on the involved side the reason for its removal if it is not fixed in childhood , on normal side incidence will be same as general population.
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Last updated Mar 11, 2015
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