There are no steps you can take to lower your chances of testicular cancer. It's not fully known why some people have problems while others don't. Talk to your doctor about how to lower your risk. This may involve:
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Last reviewed September 2020 by
EBSCO Medical Review Board Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP
Last Updated: 12/4/2020