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Let's discover the truth behind some important misconceptions about testicular cancer.

Reviewed by Christopher Kim, M.D. , | Urology, | Urology

The Basics
Symptoms and Diagnosis
Treatment and Recovery
Life After Testicular Cancer

The Basics

The Facts About Testicular Cancer

About 1 in 250 men in the U.S. will develop testicular cancer. Here's what you need to know.

Patients will hear a lot of diagnostic lingo before and during treatment. Here's what it means.

The average age at diagnosis is just 33, but the reasons are mostly theoretical at this point.

Though advances in HIV treatment have raised survival rates, a higher cancer risk still exists.

Symptoms and Diagnosis

The Symptoms and Diagnosis of Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is curable if detected and treated early. Here's what every man should know.

Your self-exam in the shower is just the first of many possible tests your doctor may recommend.

In addition to a lump in the testicles, lesser known symptoms should also get your attention.

An early-stage testicular cancer diagnosis could mean cutting radioactive scans down by half.

Treatment and Recovery

Treatment and Recovery for Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer can be beaten. Find out how, and what to expect from treatment and recovery.

If you're anxious about having a testicle or lymph nodes removed, learn what you need to know.

Testicular cancer is traumatic, but understanding the side effects of treatment is vital, too.

Surgery. Chemo. Radiation. They're all options. Here's what they might mean to your life.

Life After Testicular Cancer

Life After Testicular Cancer

You beat testicular cancer. Here's how life may look for you now.

Chemotherapy can decimate your sperm count, but it doesn't spell the end of parental prospects.

Loss of a testicle doesn't have to mean a loss of testosterone. If it happens, treatment exists.

Treatment for testicular cancer can affect the survivor, both physically and psychologically.