A 37-year-old member asked:
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are prostate cancer and testicular cancer considered the same thing?

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Dr. Jesse Mills
20 years experience Urology
No: Both are male organ cancers. That's about it. Prostate cancer typically affects men in their 40s and older. Testis cancer affects men of all ages with peak prevalence between 25-50.
Answered on Dec 23, 2014
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Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
No !: These cancers are in different organs.
Answered on Oct 23, 2013

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