The testicles—or testes—are a part of the male reproductive system and are responsible for producing and regulating sperm and testosterone, a male hormone. There are a variety of cells that are involved in the testicles’ formation. So, what is testicular cancer? What should I know about it? How does cancer affect a
Second, only to death, cancer is one of the human race’s greatest enemies. Really, though only second, cancer can ultimately take first place in one’s life. Even so, if it does not, it only leaves insufferable lifelong consequences. Treatment, worrying, follow-ups—cancer can consume a person and all of his loved ones. In the
In the United States, prostate cancer is the second most deadly variety for men, second only to melanoma. Unfortunately, this disease does not hit every man in equal fashion. As a man ages, the likelihood of him developing cancer increases. Men 70 years old and older are at the greatest risk of facing
In the modern United States, prostate cancer is survivable. While some factors play into the general survival of diseases, one major factor is an early diagnosis. Nearly 3.3 million American men are survivors of prostate cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). These men account for 21% of all survivors worldwide.