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Glossary: testicular cancer, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

testicular cancer

(tes-TIH-kyuh-ler KAN-ser)

Cancer that forms in tissues of one or both testicles. Testicular cancer is most common in young or middle-aged men. Most testicular cancers begin in germ cells (cells that make sperm) and are called testicular germ cell tumors.

Anatomy of the  male reproductive and urinary systems; drawing shows front and side views of ureters, lymph nodes, rectum, bladder, prostate gland, vas deferens, urethra, penis, testicles, seminal vesicle, and ejaculatory duct.

Anatomy of the male reproductive and urinary systems, showing the testicles, prostate, bladder, and other organs.

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2011-04-12

Testicular Cancer