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Introduction
Find everything you need to know about Testicular Cancer including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, with links to other useful resources.
Symptoms of testicular cancer
The most common symptom of testicular cancer is a lump or swelling in one of your testicles. Testicular lumps are most commonly found on the front or the side
Causes of testicular cancer
The causes of testicular cancer are not fully understood. However, several risk factors, such as undescended testicle and family history, increase your chance of developing cancer of the testicles.
Diagnosing testicular cancer
See your GP if you notice a lump or abnormality on or in your testicles. Most testicular lumps are not cancerous, but it is essential that you have the
Treating testicular cancer
Treatment for testicular cancer can include surgery to remove the testicle (orchidectomy), lymph node surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
Preventing testicular cancer
Testicular cancer cannot usually be prevented, so it is important to check your testicles regularly. Cancer is easier to treat when it is diagnosed early.
'My testicle had almost tripled in size'
Two men who have had testicular cancer talk about their experience and the importance of checking for early warning signs, plus advice from an
'I felt like I'd been hit by a freight train'
Surviving testicular cancer gave Mark Adams a new lease of life. Trekking through Peru and visiting the Great Wall of China, he admits, just wouldn’t have been
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Medicine-guides
The list below is a combination of the and brand names of medicines available in the UK. Each name provides a link to a separate website (Medicine Guides)