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 testicle, 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 testicle), 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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What is the difference between chemotherapy and radiotherapy?

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