There is no known way to prevent testicular cancer. Risk factors such as being white and having a family history of testicular cancer cannot be changed. Cryptorchidism, or undescended testicle, is another known risk factor, but at this time, it’s not clear if correcting the condition reduces a man’s chances of developing testicular cancer (although experts recommend surgery to help fertility and for appearance). Also, many men who develop testicular cancer don’t have any of these risk factors.
It’s best to live a healthy lifestyle, using the following as a guide: