Testucular Cancer

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What is testicular cancer?
Cancer within the testicles
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What are the risk factors for testicular cancer?
Being 15-44, being infertile, having HIV/AIDS, smoking, family history, being very tall
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What are the signs of testicular cancer?
Lump in ********, feeling or heaviness or weighing down on scrotum, hydrocele, general feeling of being unwell, occasional sharp pain or continuous ache in lower abdomen
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How can we treat it?
Orchidectomy (surgically removing affected ********), chemotherapy, radiotherapy
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What is the difference between chemotherapy and radiotherapy?
Chemotherapy goes everywhere whereas radiotherapy is targetted
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What are the risk factors for testicular cancer?

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Being 15-44, being infertile, having HIV/AIDS, smoking, family history, being very tall

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How can we treat it?

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What is the difference between chemotherapy and radiotherapy?

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