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What Are Mans Chances Of Getting Testicular Cancer
I had testicular cancer followed by only orchidectomy-no chemo. Do I have increased chances of getting cancer of internal organs than people in life?
No: If the testicular cancer is cured by surgery alone (time will tell, through follow-up tests over the coming 5-10 years), a guy is in the same boat as other guys in the community. He is not at increased risk for other cancers, if he follows the general recommendations, such as: no tobacco, do eat a healthy diet, keep a normal weight, exercise regularly, use sun protection, get HepB vaccine, etc... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually no symptoms: There are usually no symptoms with testicular cancer. Pain and discomfort may be a presenting symptom. An 18 year old has a higher risk of testicular cancer than older patients. Testicular cancer usually presents between 16 and 35 years of age. Any testicular masses should be immediately evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the symptoms of testicular cancer and where can I go to get tested? What sort of test should I get if i'm worried?
Usually hard lump: Found on scrotal examination or when washing or showering. Tumor side of scrotum may feel "heavy". No pain unless there is a bled into the cancer. Scrotal ultrasound is very reliable, ono-invasive & simple to perform. Can be ordered by your primary care dr. Or a urologist.. Fortunately prognosis is usually very good if diagnosed early. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Testicular cancer: Testicular cancer occurs most frequently in younger males. Initially there is often a painless hardness or palpable deformity to the normally smooth testis. Regular self examinations are recommended for all males after puberty. Even if you don't know what you're feeling, you likely will know if it represents a change. Any question....Get your physician to check you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asked a question about testicular cancer and because of my age was told that its seen in 26 to 32 year olds and young boys don't get it. Is this right?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Seminomas, classic embryonal cell carcinomas, and yolk sac tumors can all pop up at age 12. ...Read more
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