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.