Testicular cancer is the uncontrolled growth of harmful cancerous cells in the male sex glands. These glands (called testicles) are the two round shaped objects located in the skin sac under the penis, and are responsible for producing the male sex hormones and sperm for reproduction.
Testicular cancer is easily treatable, if diagnosed early by routine self-examination. Factors such as family history, birth abnormalities of the testicles, race and age play an important role in increasing the risk of this form of cancer.
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