Testicular cancer (also called carcinoma) is a disease that has afflicted many men in the last decade. New, more aggressive treatment has improved the cure rate from 25% in the 1970s to nearly 80% now but was associated with significant toxic effects. From a reputable source and your courses’ textbook, discuss the following topics relating to testicular cancer.
– What are the known causes of testicular cancer?
– Discuss incidence/prevalence, groups afflicted, and prevention?
– What do you think health professionals can do to further improve the cure rate of this potentially life-threatening disease (and possibly other cancers affecting men)?