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testicle

either of the two male reproductive glands, in most mammals enclosed within the scrotum, that produce spermatozoa and the hormone testosterone
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Known as 'testicular cancer-associated paraneoplastic encephalitis', it causes severe neurological symptoms in men.
Usually, the hallmark symptom of testicular cancer is a lump or swelling in the testicle.
The average age at the time of diagnosis of testicular cancer is about 33.
Radical orchiectomy is the recommended standard approach today in patients with bilateral testicular tumors or with solitary testicular tumors, as in patients with normal contralateral testis.
Thus PCNA assay is potentially useful in vivo biomarker for detecting early testicular toxicity and for follow-up of compounds with low testicular toxicity (D'Andrea et al., 2008).
Seven of the questions are about socio-demographic characteristics, 8 are about the steps of the TSE technique in detail, and 14 assess knowledge level of testicular cancer and TSE (frequency, symptoms and findings, early diagnosis methods).
In 2004 and again in 2010, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) determined that routine screening in asymptomatic males for testicular cancer either by self-exam or ultrasound did not yield better health outcomes.
Polyorchidism with absent vascular flow in the left hemiscrotum suggesting subacute/chronic testicular torsion of the left lateral testicle.
The report, in an interview with testicular cancer expert Philip Pierorazio from the Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins, explains why and how men should make it a habit to perform a regular testicular self-exam, the way women do breast self-examinations (BSE).
Testicular rupture is caused by external injuries such as a car accident or a sports injury.
The study in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (JNCCN) confirms that testicular cancer survivors are more likely to develop high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and obesity, which can significantly increase their risk of heart disease.