How long does it take for testicular cancer to spread? Whre to?

To abdomen. It is not unusual patient presenting with abdominal ( peri aortic lymph nodes) metastasis. Excellent treatments are available to achieve almost near cure rates . Must see your doctor for any swelling of testis, early diagnosis is important for cure.
Varies with type. Different types of testicular cancers spread at different rates. Some are already disseminated when first detected. These can spread locally, through lymph vessels as well as blood vessels. However, even widely disseminated testicular cancers may be cured with medication.

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When will u start showing up symptoms of testicular cancer, stage 1, 2 or 3? . What kind of symptoms will u experience, what would it feel like, how long does it take for it progress

May be vague. A testicular mass is usually palpable eventually though the cancer may have spread first. Just feeling ill, weight loss, a sense of heaviness, cough if it's gotten to the lungs, perhaps swollen feet if it's gotten to the retroperitoneum. The testicular cancers of young men are usually curable nowadays. Good luck. Read more...

How quickly does testicular cancer spreads?

Relatively quickly. Unfortunately, testicular cancer generally tends to grow rapidly relative to other cancers. It then tends to spread, in a fairly predictable pattern, to the lymph nodes behind the abdominal cavity, then potentially to other organs. This makes prompt diagnosis and treatment very important. If you feel a mass in the testicle, don't delay evaluation and see your physician as soon as possible. Read more...

Can testicular cancer spread by un-protected sex?

No. Cancer is not a transmissible disease like a bacterial or viral infection. Cancer is a mutation of genes in a group of cells that begin growing without normal cellular control. Read more...

Which steps do you take after being diagnosed with testicular cancer?

You get treated! You get evaluated for the extent of the disease. Usually, there will be ct scans of the abdomen and chest to look for evidence of spread. The diseased testicle will be surgically removed. You will usually be put on chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Prognosis is usually good. Good luck. Read more...

Any ideas on where can testicular cancer spread to?

Follows lymphatics. The first site of metastases is usually the retroperitoneal lymph nodes. The second is often the lungs. Read more...