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Nityseva Hospital

Dr. Sonal S. Ingle

Khushi Hospital, 35, Pratap Nagar, Jalgaon - 425001, Maharashtra View Location

Your Guide to Cancer and Laparoscopy Information

Testicular cancer

Testicular cancer is cancer of testicles.


  • History of testicular cancer
  • Klinefelter syndrome
  • Abnormal testicle development
  • History of undescended testicle(s).
  • A family history of testicular cancer may also increase risk.
  • Is the most common form of cancer in men age 15 - 40.
  • There are two main types of testicular cancer: Seminomas and nonseminomas
  • Seminoma: The cancer is usually just in the testes.
  • Nonseminoma: Nonseminoma testicular cancers include:
    • Embryonal carcinoma
    • Teratoma
    • Yolk sac tumor
    • Choriocarcinoma (rare)

  • Discomfort, pain, in the testicle or a feeling of heaviness in the scrotum
  • Dull ache in the back or lower abdomen
  • Enlargement of a testicle or a change in the way it feels
  • Excess development of breast tissue (gynecomastia).Lump or swelling in either testicle.
  • Symptoms in other parts of the body, such as the lungs, abdomen, pelvis, or brain (if the cancer has spread)

  • A physical examination Other tests include:
    • Chest x-ray
    • Ultrasound of the scrotum
    • Abdominal CT scan
    • Blood tests for tumor markers: alpha fetoprotein (AFP), human chorionic gonadotrophin (beta HCG), and lactic dehydrogenase (LDH)
  • Tissue biopsy done by removing the testicle with surgery.
  • Treatment depends on the:
    • Type of tumor
    • Stage of the tumor
    • Extent of the disease
  • Three types of treatment can be used:
    1. Surgical treatment removes the testicle (orchiectomy) for both seminoma and nonseminomas.
    2. Radiation therapy using high-dose x-rays is usually only used for treating seminomas.
    3. Chemotherapy uses drugs have greatly improved survival for patients with both seminomas and nonseminomas.
  • Testicular self-examination (TSE) performed on a monthly basis.
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