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Testicular Cancer: Statistics

Testicular Cancer: Statistics

What are statistics?

Some people use numbers called statistics to figure out their chances of getting cancer. Or they use them to try to figure out their chances of dying from cancer. Because no two people are alike, statistics can’t be used to predict what will happen to one person. The statistics below describe large groups of people. They do not take into account a person's own risk factors, such as family history, behaviors, or cancer screenings. If you have questions, talk with your healthcare provider.

What are the statistics for testicular cancer?

Here are some statistics about testicular cancer:

  • About 8,850 new cases of testicular cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. during 2017.

  • About 410 men will die of testicular cancer during 2017.

  • A man's risk of getting testicular cancer in his lifetime is about 1 in 263. The lifetime risk of dying from this cancer is about 1 in 5,000.

Source: American Cancer Society