Unlike prostate or lung cancer, there are not a large number of men who suffer from testicular cancer.
Prostate cancer is second on the list of the most frequent types of cancer affecting men, while testicular cancer is not even in the first ten. But, while mostly elder men (50 and more years of age) suffer from prostate cancer and most of them get cancer after their 70ies, testicular cancer is a case in younger men, from 30 to 35 years. What’s more, there is a rare number of men with testicular cancer older than 50.
Furthermore, testicular cancer is easily discoverable, whereas prostate cancer symptoms often times overlap with symptoms of numerous urinary tract diseases which make it difficult to diagnose it without thorough analyses.
Therefore, men need to practice self-examination. Namely, every man can easily spot the symptoms of this disease in the early phase and solve the issue without any serious consequences, such as infertility.
Therefore, from time to time, do a self examination of the scrotum and look for any irregular bumps or growths. If you notice such changes in the scrotum area, which is usually not painful, you need to consult a professional so that the necessary measures are taken.
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