Testicular Cancer (cont.)
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The exact causes of testicular cancer are unknown.
Most men who get testicular cancer don't have any risk factors. But there are some things that may increase your chances of getting testicular cancer. These risk factors include:
Infertility from sperm problems has been linked to testicular cancer. Men with sperm problems have a higher rate of testicular cancer than men who do not. Experts don't yet know if the two problems share the same cause or if one causes the other.2
Common symptoms of testicular cancer include:
Symptoms of advanced testicular cancer
Testicular cancer that has spread (metastasized) beyond the testicles and regional lymph nodes to other organs may cause other symptoms depending on the area of the body affected. Symptoms of late-stage testicular cancer may include:
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