Testicular Cancer Korbyn Richins, Yesenia Gonzalez, Luis Martinez

  • An undescended testicle; is a testicle that is created in the abdomen in the baby and never descends to the scrotum.
  • Abnormal testicle development, an example would be Klinefelters syndrome.
  • Family history; if a family member had it then you have an increased risk.
  • Age; it affects usually teens and younger men (15-35) but it can occur at any age.
  • Race; testicular cancer is more common in white men then any other race.
  • Radiation therapy is a form of treatment.
  • Chemotherapy and hormone therapy are forms of treatment.
  • Radical inguinal orchiectomy is a form of surgery that removes the cancer and sometimes the entire testicle.
  • Fact one: it can recur like most cancers
  • Fact two: Highest cure rates. (>90%)
  • Fact three: It is slow and fast growing.
  • Fact four: Two types.

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