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Testicular Cancer Growth Rate
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
I have a very small lump on my testicle. It has been there for at least month with no growth. Does testicular cancer always increase in size?
Most of the time: Go to Urologist now. Testis tumors occur in the 20-40 age group. Most of time 90-95% cure rate if early Rx ...Read more
Took a growth hormone and my right testicle has been in pain fir 3 months. Could it have grew the symptoms testicular cancer. Thinking it's cancer.
See your doctor: If you took human growth hormone once, I don't see why it would cause testicular pain. However, you should have the pain checked out regardless. It could be orchitis, epididymitis, an std, injury, . Cancer would be down the list a bit, but there are a lot of serious conditions that are possible. ...Read more
Good: No matter how far it has gotten when it's caught, a majority of each of the common types of testicular cancer is curable with today's regimens. ...Read more
Not good: Unfortunately pure testis choriocarcinoma prognosis is poor, in stage iii lymph nodes of both sides of diaphragm are involveed with out organ involvement, with recent advances in chemotherapy other forms, seminoma and some germ cell tumors has much better prognosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 ...Read more
Testicular cancer: Testicular cancer is a range of diseases consisting of germ cell tumors (develop into sperm) and non-germ cell tumors (the cells support germ cells). They are most common in the early 20s to mid-30s and are usually discovered as a painless lump in the testis (just one side). Any new lump in the testicle should be evaulated by a doctor. Seminoma, most common, is quite curable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abnormal cells: Abnormal cells in testis multiply and become tumors. They are relatively uncommon tumors. But all men should prectice scrotal self examination on a regular basis (say x1/month), ideally in the shower. Seek medical help if you feel a hard lump, or one testicle starts to grow much larger than ihe other one. Intraabdominal undescended testes are at cancer risk even after correction. Prognosis is good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A lump: Usually rough-surfaced, seldom very painful, sometimes just an enlarges testis if the cancer is inside. Check yourself when you feel like it, and at least once a month with some serious-minded attention to what's there. If you haven't yet discovered your epididymis, you will and it's not cancer. Any new mass should get seen by your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get treated,: ...Of course! Patients with testicular cancer have surgery to remove the malignant testicle, sometimes followed by radiation or chemo depending on the kind of cancer and the circumstances. Get a good urologist with expertise in the field, preferably one who works within a multidisciplinary approach. Testicular cancer is very curable, even if advanced. ...Read more
Testicular cancer is not common. The common symptoms are mass in the scrotum, general ache and heaviness in the scrotum, lumps in the groin etc. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/testicular-cancer/ds00046/dsection=symptoms. ...Read more
Dumb luck: Apart from cryptorchidism, which greatly increases the risk, these seem to strike at random. There are two studies you may see that to me reek of bad science. In one, the men who had testicular cancer and wonder why were more willing to confess to having tried cannabis. In the other, men who'd lost a testis exaggerated their past athletic achievements. No, fitness doesn't cause cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: I think you are asking whether the presenting symptoms of testicular cancer are bad (ie painful?). Most men who present with testicular cancer present with a nodule or painless swelling of one testicle. About a third complain of a dull ache or heavy sensation in the scotal region. About 10% present with acute pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cell type: Most testicular cancers grow fairly fast, and many of them have already spread even when diagosed early and primary tumor is small. Mature teratomas of testis tend to grow slowly and seldom spread. Other end of spectrum is the so called choriocarcinoma which is extremely malignant, & grows & spreads very fast. Both are uncommon. However never delay when a testicular lump is found. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is a fast growing: The exact starting time of any cancer is difficult to pin point. Most scientists believe that it can take more than one or two years (or perhaps upto 5/10 years) but the obvious visible tumors can show up in 6 to 12 months if you are undergoing regular medical check ups ...Read more