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Doctor insights on: What Are Mans Chances Of Getting Testicular Cancer

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Is it possible that men get testicular cancer for not ejaculating enough?

Is it possible that men get testicular cancer for not ejaculating enough?

No: Sperms are made in your testes, but are stored with fluid further on down the line. The fluid comes from prostate and seminal vesicles. Frequency of ejaculation does not seem to be a risk for prostate cancer, though historically men who have had conflicts over this side of their life and tried not to ejaculate under any circumstances have developed precocious prostate hyperplasia. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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I see that young men can't get testicular cancer still unsure. Can young men at the age of 20 get testicular tumors/cancer?

I see that young men can't get testicular cancer still unsure. Can young men at the age of 20 get testicular tumors/cancer?

Men from: Puberty through mid 30's are at peak age of testis cancer...Sayikng that, any age can get testis cancer and lumps and changes warrant exams. Disease is highly curable, and the earlier one detects, the less treatment. However, even disease spread to lungs and brain can be cured. ...Read more

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How can I get tested for testicular cancer?

How can I get tested for testicular cancer?

2 examinations : 1- physical examination to look for masses or lumps.second is ultrasound. ...Read more

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How do you get tested for testicular cancer?

How do you get tested for testicular cancer?

Physical & lab tests: A physical examination for testicular mass should be the first step. Some testicular cancers may be tested for by examining blood levels of afp, and hcg. ...Read more

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Where can I get testicular cancer test annually?

Where can I get testicular cancer test annually?

Your doctor: Annual tests for testicular cancer are not recommended routinely. You should discuss your concern with your doctor to see if more than physical examination is needed. ...Read more

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What is the chance of testicular cancer re-occurring?

What is the chance of testicular cancer re-occurring?

Depends: There are different types of testicular cancer (seminoma being the most curable.) depending on the type of testicular cancer and the stage of the cancer the recurrence rates after treatment will vary. The treatments themselves vary based on these factors, as well. Learn more about this here: http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/testicular-cancer/treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get tested for testicular cancer besides getting felt?

Ultrasound: Scrotal ultrasound is a fast and radiation free method of looking at the scrotum/testicles. It is often used when physical exam is suspicious. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Dr. Simon Kimm
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Testicular Cancer (Definition)

Testicular cancer is a cancer of the testicle and may be either seminomatous ...Read more