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What are the symptoms of testicular cancer? What symtoms would be consistent with having testicular cancer?

Testes cancer. Usually a mass in your testicle. If you feel a mass in your testes you should be checked by a doctor and they may order an ultrasound. Read more...
Testicular cancer. Testicular cancer is the most common solid tumor of young adult males. The tumor usually presents as a firm, non-tender irrregularity of the testis. Since it is generally painless, regular self examinations should be performed by every male. Read more...

 what is testicular cancer?

Info. Disordered cell growth in the male reproductive organ. Most common form of cancer in young men (20s - 30s). Testicular self exam is the best way to detect it early, which leads to nearly 100% survival. 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 more...

What causes testicular cancer?

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 more...
Not known. We do not have a clear understanding of what causes testicular cancer. We do know that, in general, it is a disease of younger men (generally age 30 or less). Read more...

What is testicular cancer like?

Vague question. Please see this site for general information on testicular cancer.http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/testicular-cancer/ds00046. Read more...

How common is testicular cancer?

~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. Read more...
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. Read more...

What are signs of testicular cancer?

Variable. Testicular mass is the most obvious. Groin and flank pain can occur as well. But this can be a silent disease so if you have any concern, see your doctor! Read more...

What does testicular cancer feel like?

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 more...
Often, painless mass. The most common symptom of testis cancer is a mass in the testicle that is usually non-tender. Due to the low incidence and high cure rate for testicular cancer there is no standardized screening regimen for this disease. I would recommend that you receive an annual testicular exam by your physician, and of course see your doctor if you notice anything different yourself. Read more...

What to do if I have testicular cancer?

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...

What are the symptoms testicular cancer?

See below. 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...