What Is Testicular Cancer

Cancer that forms in a man’s testicles is called: testicular cancer. Usually this type of cancer affects males who are between the ages of 20 and 40. Males who have had abnormal testicle development, have had an undescended testicle, or have those who have a family history of testicular cancer are...

Signs That You May Have Testicular Cancer

Males once they discover that they are at risk for testicular cancer will want to know what to look out for in the way of signs of the cancer. Approximately 7,000 to 8,000 males discover that they have testicular cancer each year in the U.S. with 400 of those dying from the disease. Males have a higher...

Risk Factors For Testicular Cancer (2)

Males who have had a undescended testicle (cryptorchidism), have had abnormal testicle development, a family history of testicular cancer, are aged 15 – 34 and are male and are Caucasian are at higher risk for testicular cancer. Undescended testicle (cryptorchidism) is when the testes forms in the...

Life After Testicular Cancer Possible Side Effect

There are many questions a male or his partner may have regarding life after testicular cancer. One common topic revolving around life after testicular cancer concerns the sexual side of life and the ability for the male to father a child with only one testicle. This is why so many doctors suggest that...

Tell Me About Diagnostic Testing For Testicular Cancer

If a man suspects or if his doctor suspects that he may have testicular cancer; the doctor will ask him to come in for an exam and some testing that will include blood tests, ultrasound, and perhaps a biopsy of any tumor that may be found by ultrasound. The physical exam includes feeling for changes in...

Getting The Diagnosis Of Testicular Cancer

Males who have witnessed symptoms that could be testicular cancer should seek medical diagnosis with a trusted doctor. The doctor will want to order tests to confirm the diagnosis or rule out other conditions that have similar symptoms. The tests typically ordered are an ultrasound test, and also blood...

How A Mans Sexuality Is Affected By Cancer Treatments

It is quite common for a man’s sexuality to be affected by testicular cancer as well as the treatments employed to combat the disease. In fact, besides dying, their sex life is the number thing men concerned about once hearing the diagnosis of testicular cancer. Here are some things you can expect in...

Clinical Trials An Option For Testicular Cancer Treatment

A diagnosis of testicular cancer can be quite a blow in your life and as a result, you will have quite a few choices to make in terms of your life. Determining which treatment plan for your cancer ranks as one of the most important choices you have to make. There are a number of treatment options available...

Coping Skills For Those With Testicular Cancer

Males that have testicular cancer can learn how to cope with the cancer and the changes that they will be experiencing as they go through treatment by learning coping skills. Coping skills can come in the form of a plan that can be devised by your doctor and other medical support staff. There are some...

Understanding All You Can About Your Testicular Cancer

You may have just recently been told that you have testicular cancer and want to know all you can about what testicular cancer is and what will happen to you. The important information that your doctor should share with you is that testicular cancer has a high rate of cure. Testicular cancer is a cancer...
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