Men taking muscle building supplements may be increasing their risk of testicular cancer by as much as sixty-fivepercent finds a new study. Authors for the first of a kind study say billions of dollars are spent annually on supplements that contain creatine or androstenedione.
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Testicular Cancer Symptoms and Treatment
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There is an Olympic athlete with testicular cancer who still competes. Eric Shanteau is not doing this to raise money for testicular cancer, but he actually is putting off treatment to compete, despite the fatigue and pain from the growing cancer.
"While I don't agree with Eric Shanteau's decision since he's 24 years old and the quicker he gets treatment, the better his chances of survival are, you have to admire what he's doing," writes Jamie from EG Citizen Cancer Blog.
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Testicular cancer is increasing for unknown reasons and this study will provide important information on possible environmental, genetic and other risk factors.
Findings may allow earlier diagnosis of testicular cancer as they change clinical practice for male infertility.
Testicular cancer, the most common form of cancer in young men between ages 15 and 35, is found in either one or both testicles. Researchers aren't sure what causes testicular cancer, but men or boys who have a testicle that never descended are more likely to develop this type of cancer.
The testicles (also called testes) are part of the male reproductive system. The testicles are two oval organs about the size of large olives. They are located inside the scrotum, the loose sac of skin that hangs behind the penis. The testicles make the male hormones, including testosterone, and produce sperm, the male reproductive cells.
Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men ages 20 to 34 years old. It is a disease in which cancer forms in one or both testicles. The testicles are 2 egg-shaped glands inside the scrotum (a sac of loose skin that lies directly below the penis).