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how common is testicular cancer?

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Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology 16 years experience
~8,500 cases/yr: It is estimated that in the United States this year that there will be approximately 8, 500 new cases of testicular cancer. It is the most common solid malignancy in males between 15-35 yo.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology 20 years experience
Not common : About 9000/ year in U.S. It is one of the most curable cancers even at late stage. Interestingly there has been some recent rise in this cancer. At least a couple of recent research articles correlate the rise to use of marijuana.

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What are the common symptoms of testicular cancer? Can a 30 year old get it?

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Is testicular discomforting retraction one of the popular or most common symptoms of testicular cancer?

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How big can a testicular cancer grow. And what are common and rare symptoms?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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A testicular tumor need not be big to kill. Visit this site for information on this topic and see a doctor: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-cancer-care/symptoms-causes/syc-20352986

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