Testicular Ca

Data gathering

  • Red flags – weight loss, bone pains, shortness of breath, haemoptysis
  • Others – FH, mumps, undescended testes
  • Examine – Testicular examine (CHAPERONE), abdominal exam, lymph nodes


Clinical management

  • Investigations
    • Testes USS
  • Explanation
    • the testes produce sperm and male hormones. Often the cells that become cancerous are the ones involved in making sperm
  • Treatment
    • 2ww referral
  • Follow-up / Safety net
    • If you don’t hear from 2ww

2ww if:

  • suspicious testicular mass or swelling