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testicles or testes

[tess-tick-ulls, tess-teez] the male reproductive glands normally found in the scrotum. The testicles produce sperm and male hormones such as testosterone. See also scrotum, sperm, testosterone.

Testicular Cancer | Learn About Cancer | American Cancer ...

... Testicular Cancer. Testicular cancer typically develops in one or both testicles
in young men, but it can occur in older men as well. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/index

What are the risk factors for testicular cancer?

... condition called cryptorchidism, or undescended testicle(s). This means that
one or both testicles fail to ... abdomen (belly) into the scrotum before birth ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/detailedguide/testicular-cancer-risk-factors

Can testicular cancer be found early?

... when the skin of the scrotum is relaxed. ... be aware that each normal testicle
has an ... Normal testicles also contain blood vessels, supporting tissues ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/detailedguide/testicular-cancer-detection

Testicular self-exam

... can sometimes cause swellings or lumps around a testicle. ... use an ultrasound
to look inside the scrotum. ... a tumor or another problem in the testicles. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/moreinformation/doihavetesticularcancer/do-i-have-testicular-cancer-self-exam

Testicular cancer

... likely to develop a new cancer outside the testicle. ... follow-up for survivors of
testicular cancer includes ... doctor visits, exams, and imaging tests for a ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/medicaltreatments/secondcancerscausedbycancertreatment/second-cancers-caused-by-cancer-treatment-testicle

Do I Have Testicular Cancer?

... can sometimes cause swellings or lumps around a testicle. ... use an ultrasound
to look inside the scrotum. ... a tumor or another problem in the testicles. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003172-pdf.pdf

Some facts about testicular cancer

... condition called cryptorchidism, or undescended testicle(s). This means that
one or both testicles fail to ... abdomen (belly) into the scrotum before birth ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/moreinformation/doihavetesticularcancer/do-i-have-testicular-cancer-facts-and-risk-factors

How is testicular cancer found?

... If the tissue is not cancer, the testicle can often be returned to the scrotum. ...
Ultrasound of the testicles, described above, is a type of imaging ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/overviewguide/testicular-cancer-overview-diagnosed

Signs and symptoms of testicular cancer

... (It's normal for one testicle to be ... feeling of heaviness or aching in the lower
abdomen or scrotum. ... Sometimes imaging tests done to find the cause of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/detailedguide/testicular-cancer-signs-and-symptoms

How is testicular cancer diagnosed?

... can often be returned to the scrotum, and treatment ... body to check for spread
outside of the testicle. ... Ultrasound of the testicles, described above, is a ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/detailedguide/testicular-cancer-diagnosis