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Testicular Cancer

Testicular Cancer - What it is

 
 
The testes comprise primitive cells that mature to become cells that make spermatozoa or sperm that are important in sexual reproduction. There are also supporting cells that make enzymes and other fluid that enable the sperm to function properly. These primitive cells may become cancerous. These tumours are called testicular germ cell cancers.

How common is Testicular Cancer?

Testicular cancer representsonly about 1-2% of all cancers in males, but is one of the most common cancers in young men.

Age of Onset

It occurs predominantly in males aged 20 - 40 years.

Testicular Cancer - How to prevent?

Testicular Cancer - Preparing for surgery

Testicular Cancer - Post-surgery care

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