testicular cancer

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Noun1.testicular cancer - malignant tumor of the testis; usually occurring in older men
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
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The positive association of testis cancer with hyperemesis gravidarum, (33,34) an increased frequency of testicular cancer in the firstborn of sibships, (35) and the temporary decline in testis cancer incidence in Norwegian babies born during the deprivations of World War II (36,37) support an important role of maternal hyperestrogenism in predisposing to testicular cancer.
"We found that this father and son had a set of genes that predispose them to both genitourinary or urologie cancers, and testis cancer is within that group, as well as stomach cancers," Pastuszak said in a press briefing.
Gilligan, "Quality of life among testis cancer survivors," Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, vol.
Nayak et al., "Characterizing the morbidity of postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testis cancer in a national cohort of privately insured patients," Urology, vol.
Chest staging in testis cancer patients: imaging modality selection based upon risk assessment as determined by abdominal computerized tomography scan results.
Continuing increase in incidence of germ-cell testis cancer in young adults: Experience from Connecticut, USA, 1935-1992.
Progression detection of stage I non-seminomatous testis cancer on surveillance: Implications for the followup protocol.
SEER stat fact sheets: Testis cancer. Annual Report.
[11] With one amazing development, the introduction of Cisplatin into standard chemotherapy for testis cancer, there was a complete transformation from the expectation of early death to the potential of long-term survival in most young men with this dreadful disease.
In addition to the increased risk of malignant diseases particularly testis cancer, sperm counts, sperm quality (especially chromatin integrity), sex hormones and sex drive decrease during aging of men and all of them lead to a decline in fecundity in older men (1).
None of the patients had been previously diagnosed with or treated for prostate or testis cancer, and none of the patients had received hormone therapy.