A condition in which malignant (cancer) cells develop in the tissues of one or both testicles is known as testicular cancer. The Cause of the majority of testicular malignancies is unknown. However, experts have discovered that the sickness is connected to a variety of other illnesses. Swelling or pain in the scrotum is a sign and symptom of testicular cancer. If you have any of the following symptoms, see your doctor:
1. In either testicle, A painless lump or swelling.
2. A shift in the testicle's sensation.
3. A dull discomfort in the groin or lower abdomen.
4. The scrotum fills up with fluid all of a sudden.
5. Discomfort or pain in a testicle or the scrotum.
Testicular cancer is the most frequent malignancy in men between the ages of 15 and 35, but it can strike at any age. Even if it has spread to other parts of the body, it is one of the most curable malignancies. According to the American Cancer Society, the five-year survival percentage for patients with testicular cancer in its early stages is better than 95%.
More than 90% of testicular malignancies are caused by germ cell tumors. Germ cell cancers are of two types:
Seminomas -. slow-growing testicular tumors.
Non-seminomas -This type grows more quickly and has the potential to spread to other places of your body.
Although there is no method to screen for testicular cancer at the moment, knowing how to examine your testicles and being familiar with what is typical for you will help you see any early abnormalities.
Dr. Antonio Giordano is the President and Founder of the Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), which conducts research to diagnose, treat and cure cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other chronic illnesses.