Testicular Cancer | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Will you have to surgically remove my testicle?
  • Will this my affect my ability to have children?
  • If I have cancer in one testicle, is it more likely that I’ll get cancer in the other?
  • I have a son. Will he be more likely to get testicular cancer when he gets older?
  • How often should I do a testicular self-examination?
  • After treatment, how often should I come back for a physical examination?
  • How long will my treatment last?


Testicular Cancer by S Kincade, CPT, MC, USA (American Family Physician May 01, 1999, http://www.aafp.org/afp/990501ap/2539.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 05/99