Testicular cancer occurs in one or both testicles in the male reproductive system. There are many types of testicular cancer—germ cell tumors are the most common. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), more than 7,000 men will be diagnosed each year with testicular cancer in the United States. It is the most common cancer in young or middle-aged American males and is usually cured.
Testicular cancer symptoms may include:
If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, consult a MemorialCare Physician partner.
Men are at a greater risk for testicular cancer risk if you:
The causes of testicular cancer are unknown. It is difficult to prevent testicular cancer as most of the risk factors, such as age, race and family history, are uncontrollable and are present from birth.
MemorialCare is proud to provide the highest quality, comprehensive cancer care for adults and children of all ages. Our cancer centers are devoted to improving the lives of residents in Los Angeles County and Orange County, California and beyond.
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