Testicular Cancer Treatment News and Information

What is Testicular Cancer? (Definition)

According to the American Cancer Society, testicular cancer typically develops in one or both testicles in young men, but it can occur in older men as well. It is the most common cancer in men 15 to 34 years old. It is a highly treatable and usually curable type of cancer.

Signs of a testicular tumor are:

  • a painless lump in the testicle (the most common sign)
  • a feeling of weight in the scrotum
  • swelling of the testicle (with or without pain)
  • pain or a dull ache in the testicle, scrotum or groin

See below for updated news and information regarding Testicular Cancer including new medical research, treatment options and advancements. 

Latest Testicular Cancer Treatment News and Research

Testicular Cancer Research News: Scientists identify unique genomic features in testicular cancer

(SOURCE: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) – Researchers led by scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute say they have identified unique genomic changes that may be integral to testicular cancer development and explain why the great majority are highly curable with chemotherapy – unlike most solid tumors. The findings may shed light on factors in other cancers that influence their sensitivity to chemotherapy, according to ...
Read More