Reducir el riesgo de cáncer testicular
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Si nació con criptorquidia , una cirugía para corregir esta afección puede disminuir su riesgo de padecer cáncer testicular . Existen muchos otros factores de riesgo, como edad, raza y antecedentes de cáncer, que no se pueden cambiar.

Si está en riesgo de cáncer testicular, consulte con su médico sobre qué tipo de exámenes de detección se debe realizar y qué más puede hacer para reducir su riesgo.




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United States Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for testicular cancer. United States Preventive Task Force website. Available at: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/3rduspstf/testicular/testiculrs.pdf . Accessed March 2, 2011.

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Last Reviewed septiembre 2012



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