The testicles are 2 egg-shaped glands located inside the scrotum (a sac of loose skin that lies directly below the penis).The testicles are held within the scrotum by the spermatic cord, which also contains the vas deferens and vessels and nerves of the testicles.According to the American Cancer Society®, there were 8,820 newly diagnosed cases of testicular cancer in 2014. The 5-year survival rate for this cancer, in its localized stage, is 99%.The 5-year survival rate for all combined stages of testicular cancer is 95%.Further treatment is usually only needed for the small number of people who have a recurrence.For stage one non-seminomas, close follow-up (called surveillance) may also be recommended, or a short course of chemotherapy using a combination of different medications.Term life insurance will only cover you for a certain length of time, for example, 10, 20, or 30 years.Budget permitting, permanent insurance is the best policy for any testicular cancer survivor.
Anything that increases the chance of getting a disease is called a risk factor.
These 2 types grow and spread differently and are treated differently.
Nonseminomas tend to grow and spread more quickly than seminomas. A testicular tumor that contains both seminoma and nonseminoma cells is treated as a nonseminoma.
Testicular cancer overall is an uncommon type of cancer, testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in young men age (15-35). It often develops in one or both testicles in young men. Fortunately, testicular cancer is highly treatable – and curable – if detected early.
Term life insurance for a testicular cancer survivors is an option if you can pass underwriting.