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Does testicular cancer run in families?

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Dr. Uma Swamy
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Www.cancer.net

Check out www.cancer.net which is an excellent patient resource.
Below is a link to the risk factors for testicular cancer. http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/testicular-cancer/risk-factors.

In brief: Www.cancer.net

Check out www.cancer.net which is an excellent patient resource.
Below is a link to the risk factors for testicular cancer. http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/testicular-cancer/risk-factors.
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes

A family history of testicular cancer increases the risk of developing cancer by more than 4 times.
However, this is not a very common cancer (about 5 cases per 100, 000 population in the usa) and more than 95% of all patients are cured of their disease.

In brief: Yes

A family history of testicular cancer increases the risk of developing cancer by more than 4 times.
However, this is not a very common cancer (about 5 cases per 100, 000 population in the usa) and more than 95% of all patients are cured of their disease.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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