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can you tell me about early cures for testicular cancer?

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
?: Not sure what you mean by "early cures" but I can tell you that as a rule, testicular cancer is very curable (even in patients with advanced disease) with surgery plus or minus chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Look for additional info at cancer.gov

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A 21-year-old member asked:

Is early diagnosis important? How is testicular cancer diagnosed?

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Dr. Howard Adler
Urology 31 years experience
Testicular mass: Testicular cancer is most commonly diagnosed due to painless mass in the testicle. Testicular tumors can grow quite rapidly (with a doubling time of approximately 36 hours), so it is imperative that you see your physician urgently if you do feel mass in one (or both) of your testicles. He/she will be able to order the appropriate tests and get you in to a urologist for treatment.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what are some early signs of testicular cancer?

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Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Mass: A lump that seems to be getting bigger. A change in the size of the testicle. A area in the testicle that feels hard or "gritty". A area of the testicle that feels as if there is some missing or soft.

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