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Fast Facts about Testicular Cancer

Ashley June 20, 2014 Hormone Tests, Men's Health, Testicular, Testosterone Comments Off on Fast Facts about Testicular Cancer

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Fast Facts about Testicular Cancer
  • While testicular cancer can develop in males of any age (including infants), almost half of all victims are between the ages of 20 and 34
  • Testicular cancer is rare. Your chances of getting it are about 1 in 270.
  • Only 1 in 5,000 men die as a result of testicular cancer.
  • White men are at least 3 times more likely to get testicular cancer than any other ethnic group.
  • Undescended testicles increase your risk. So does HIV.
  • Tall men are slightly more likely to get testicular cancer.

Symptoms include swelling, pain, and lumps, but similar symptoms can be caused by injury or other infections.

Source: Cancer.org

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