Testicular Cancer and Germ Cell Tumors

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Epidemiology and Etiology

Testicular cancers are uncommon tumors with an estimated 9610 new cases and 440 deaths in the US in 2020.1 However, they are the most common tumors diagnosed in men aged 15–35. Risk factors include cryptorchidism, contralateral testicular cancer, and Klinefelter syndrome.

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Epidemiology and Etiology

Testicular cancers are uncommon tumors with an estimated 9610 new cases and 440 deaths in the US in 2020.1 However, they are the most common tumors diagnosed in men aged 15–35. Risk factors include cryptorchidism, contralateral testicular cancer, and Klinefelter syndrome.

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