Getting The Facts Straight About Testicular Cancer

consulting doctorNearly half of all men in the world will at some point in their life develop some form of cancer.

Out of this staggering number an estimated one quarter will die from the cancer they are diagnosed with.

This is why it is very important for men everywhere to talk to their physicians the moment they experience any changes in their body. Early detection can save lives!

However, some men are a little shy when it comes to talking to their physician about pains and aches that originate in their pelvic area.

This embarrassment is most common among young men who are not confident or comfortable with their bodies.

The fact is, pains, aches, and discomfort that originates from the pelvic area in men can be an early sign of testicular cancer. This type of cancer is rare, but it is most commonly found in young men who are between the ages of 15 and 35.

How do I know if I Have Testicular Cancer?

If you discover that one of your testicles is larger or much firmer than the other or you discover a lump on a testicle that you don’t recall being there before, chances are you may have testicular cancer.

However, don’t panic! The majority of all testicular cancers can be cured, and there are generally no long term effects that will prevent the patient from leading a highly sexual life in the future.

Don’t be embarrassed to talk to your doctor! The moment you experience anything out of the ordinary involving your testicles, you should immediately speak to your doctor.

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