Testicular cancer is not common in the daily life and its incidence only accounts for 1% of all cancers. But according to the statistics from American cancer association, men from 15 to 35-year- old are reluctant to see doctors, even to talk about their testicles problems; therefore, the risk of testicular cancer ranks the highest among this age group. In recent decades, it comes a trend of testicular cancer around the world. Taking America as an example, in the nearly 20 years, testicular cancer patients have increased by 25%.
Experts recommend that 15-35-year-old young man should be conducted monthly self-examination, and the best time for inspection is to take a bath or shower. The specific method is: use both hands lightly and hold the testicles, on the upper part of the thumb, index and middle fingers on the bottom With his thumb and index finger gently rotating the testicles, if there is abnormal, pea-sized mass and pain, you must immediately see a doctor.
At present, the cause of testicular cancer is unclear. Some experts believe that it is excessive intake of dairy foods, especially the foods related to cheese. According to a research, it is also believes that it is related to smoking, HIV and family history of breast cancer. Fortunately, although testicular cancer from its beginning of symptoms spread to lymph nodes usually requires only 3 months, if found timely, it can be cured.
In addition, testicular cancer has some alarm symptoms, such as long-term back pain or lower abdominal throbbing, testicular enlargement in gratuitous, scrotal heavy, testicular effusion, soft breast, etc.