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Types of testicular cancer

Written by Community Health Network on 4/8/2014 3:00:00 PM

About 90% of testicular cancers start in germ cells that make sperm. There are two main types of germ cell tumors. The type you have will determine your treatment and prognosis.

Seminoma
Seminomas tend to grow more slowly and respond well to radiation therapy.
The two subtypes of seminomas are: classical (most common) and spermatocytic (more often found in older men).

Nonseminoma
Nonseminomas tend to occur earlier in life and spread faster. Young men are more likely to have nonseminomas. continue reading ...

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