Testicular cancer forms in the testicles, the glands that produce male hormones and sperm. This type of cancer is common in young and middle-aged men and is the most common type of cancer in American males ages 15-34. Testicular cancer is highly curable even when it has spread.
Signs and symptoms of testicular cancer include:
- A lump or enlargement in one testicle (usually not painful)
- Pain or discomfort in the testicles or groin area
- Unexplained fatigue
If you notice any of these symptoms lasting more than two weeks, it is recommended that you visit a doctor.
If you're a testicular cancer patient of reproductive age (28- and are interested in preserving your family building options for the future, our REhope program can help. For more information, please call 704-446-5110 to speak with our REhope patient care coordinator.
For more information about Levine Cancer Institute, call 980-442-2000.