Cancer of testicles


Testicular cancer specialists

Men between 15 and 35 years old

More common in people >50 years old

20 años experiencia

+30 years of experience

Everything you need to know about testicular cancer

Testicular cancer originates from an abnormal and rapid growth of cancer cells in the testicle. (glands of the male reproductive system).

Is he solid tumor most common between 15 and 35 years of age.

The predominant type of testicular cancer is germ cell tumors (GCT) (90-95% of cases).

Its incidence increases with a history of cryptorchidism (absence of the testicle in the scrotal sac or late descent).

It is manifested by the Spontaneous presence of a hard, usually painless lump in the testicle which determines the need to perform a scrotal ultrasound and a determination of tumor markers in the blood with very high sensitivity regarding the diagnosis.

It is very uncommon presence of symptoms associated with testicular cancer, Therefore, the appearance of a mass in the testicle requires urgent medical attention from a urology specialist.

In most cases, the diagnosis, and therefore the treatment, is carried out early, so The chances of cure are very high.

There are different treatment options for testicular cancer, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

The surgery consists of removing the testicle through the inguinal route. Subsequently, the anatomopathological analysis is carried out and an extension study is carried out using CT of the chest, abdomen and pelvis.

The prognosis of these tumors is very good., with very high cure rates thanks to the excellent response to the different treatment modalities (surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy)

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Dr. Patricia Ramírez

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