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I know someone who just died of testicular cancer at 27. i thought testicular cancer had an extremely high cure rate? is this rare to die from this?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
Stage at diagnosis: How far the cancer has spread at the time it’s diagnosed can affect your chances of long-term survival. But in general, the outlook for most testicular cancers is very good, and most of these cancers can be cured, even if they have spread. unfortunately, A small percentage of patients still do die of the disease

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