Testicular cancer is considered rare, accounting for only about 1% of all male cancers, but rates are on the rise. Current statistics indicate that, in the United States, there is one new testicular cancer diagnosis every hour of every day but, with early detection, testicular cancer is one of the most treatable cancers.
What You Should Know: Common Signs and Symptoms
- A lump in or on a testicle is the most common sign
- A feeling of heaviness in the scrotum
- Lower abdominal pain or groin ache
- Enlargement or swelling of a testicle and/or scrotum
- Shrinking of a testicle
(These symptoms do not always indicate cancer, but you should always discuss with your physician)