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Does having one testicle or one "good" testicle increase the chances of testicular cancer?

Depends. IF is due to undescended testicle incidence will be slightly higher on the involved side the reason for its removal if it is not fixed in childhood , on normal side incidence will be same as general population. Read more...

Would testicular cancer typically (in most cases) cause the testicle to feel larger or cause shrinkage?

Presents as a mass. Any new mass on the testis, or enlargement of a testis, is cancer until proved otherwise. If you are at all concerned, get seen now. Read more...

If you only have one testicle remaining does that make you less likely to get testicular cancer than if you had both?

Yes. Each testicle's risk of developing cancer is independent of the other so you're 50% less likely compared to having both although this assumes that you didn't lose 1st one to cancer. Read more...

What parts of the testicle is testicular cancer usually found? Top? Sides? I'm aware can occur anywhere, but I know there is a certain prevalence.

Irrelevant . Cancer of the testicles is a rare cancer that can occur anywhere in the testicles. I'm not aware of strong data suggesting it might be more frequent on palpation on top vs. Side etc. The key message is that it affects young adult (usually up to 35 yo) and any unexplained painless new mass should prompt an immediate cosultation. Read more...
Anywhere. There are different types of testicular cancer which arise from different cell types. Since the different cell types are distributed throughout the testicle, the cancer may develop anywhere in the testicle. the most common type of testicular cancer is seminoma. Read more...
In the testicle. anywhere within the testicle Not to be confused with the ropy structure (varicocele) much more frequently occurring adjacent to the testicle. Read more...
Testicular cancer. I've seen many testicular cancers as specimens and never noticed any one particular area of involvement over the other. Testicular cancer is most common in young men. If you feel something abnormal see a urologist asap. Read more...