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Testicular cancer most common in young men, know the signs - learn more from Dr. Jason Salganick on ABC 15

4/20/2011

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month , a national event that raises awareness of the disease. Each year approximately 8,480 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer in the U.S.

As the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in young men between the ages of 15 and 35, most cases of testicular cancer are detected by men themselves, either unintentionally or because they are performing testicular self-examinations. Dr. Jason Salganick with Arizona Oncology says it's important for men to be aware of the signs and consult their physicians if they notice changes that cause concern. Luckily, testicular cancer is very treatable, especially if discovered early before the disease spreads beyond the testicles.

Signs of Possible Testicular Cancer

  • A painless lump or swelling in a testicle
  • Pain or discomfort in a testicle or in the scrotum
  • Any enlargement of a testicle or change in the way it feels
  • A feeling of heaviness in the scrotum
  • A dull ache in the lower abdomen, back, or groin
  • A sudden collection of fluid in the scrotum

If you have any of these signs you are encouraged to call your doctor right away.