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Testicular Cancer Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention

Learn about the risk factors for testicular cancer and if there are things you can do that might help lower your risk.

Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Learn more about the risk factors for testicular cancer.


Many men with testicular cancer have no known risk factors. And many of the known risk factors can’t be changed. For these reasons, it's not possible to prevent most cases of testicular cancer.