CM testicular cancer.pdf - Asiamae Lapid C42 T3 Clinical Concept Map Testicular Cancer Medical Diagnosis\/Pathophysiology-\u200bTesticular cancer occurs in

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Asiamae Lapid C42 T3 Clinical Concept Map: Testicular Cancer Medical Diagnosis/Pathophysiology: - Testicular cancer occurs in the testicles (testes), which are located inside the scrotum, a loose bag of skin underneath the penis. The testicles produce male sex hormones and sperm for reproduction. Compared with other types of cancer, testicular cancer is rare. But testicular cancer is the most common cancer in American males between the ages of 15 and 35. Testicular cancer is highly treatable, even when cancer has spread beyond the testicle. Depending on the type and stage of testicular cancer, you may receive one of several treatments, or a combination. Signs and Symptoms: -A painless lump or swelling on either testicle, Pain, discomfort, or numbness in a testicle or the scrotum, with or without swelling, Change in the way a testicle feels or a feeling of heaviness in the scrotum, Dull ache in the lower abdomen or groin, Sudden buildup of fluid in the scrotum, Breast tenderness or growth.
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  • Fall '16
  • Alice Quesada, R.N.
  • testicular cancer, Testicle

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