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Testicular cancer 

Testicular cancer
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Testicular cancer
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199237098.003.0014
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date: 30 March 2020

Clinical presentation and evaluation 604

Testicular cancer histology 605

Staging 606

Prognostic groups 608

Treatment: seminomas 610

Treatment non-seminomatous germ cell tumours 611

Treatment of metastatic germ cell tumours 612

Operative technique: radical orchidectomy 613

Operative technique: retroperitoneal lymph node dissection 614

3–6 per 100 000 males/year. 1–1.5% of male neoplasms. >1900 cases/year (UK). Double peaks of incidence (young and middle-age groups). Peak at age 25–34 years. 50% occur at age <35years, 90% in age <55 years....

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