How many men get testicular cancer?
The American Cancer Society’s estimates for testicular cancer in the United States for 2013 are:
- About 7,920 new cases of testicular cancer
- About 370 deaths from testicular cancer
A man's lifetime chance of having testicular cancer is about 1 in 270. Testicular cancer is one of the most curable forms of cancer. Because treatment is so successful, the risk of dying from this cancer is very low: about 1 in 5,000.
Last Medical Review: 05/16/2012
Last Revised: 01/28/2013