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Our highly trained specialists are available 24/7 via phone and on weekdays can assist through video calls and online chat. We connect patients, caregivers, and family members with essential services and resources at every step of their cancer journey. Ask us how you can get involved and support the fight against cancer. Some of the topics we can assist with include:
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Many men with testicular cancer have no known risk factors. And some of the known risk factors, such as undescended testicles, White race, and a family history of the disease, can’t be changed. For these reasons, it's not possible to prevent most cases of this disease at this time.
Experts recommend correcting cryptorchidism in boys for a number of reasons (such as preserving fertility and body image), but it’s not clear how much this changes the child’s risk for testicular cancer.