Standard screening test: NONE

Examination can be used for early detection. Not shown to reduce mortality, unable to detect tiny tumours.

• An estimated 1050 new cases occur in Canada per year.

Known risk factors:

• history of cryptorchidism
• family history of testicular cancer (father or brother) • testicular microlithiasis
• tall adult height
• personal history of testicular cancer

Additional facts & information:

5 Year Survival

  • Stage 0 – no data
  • Stages 1&2 – 99%
  • Stage 3 – 96%
  • Stage 4 – 74%

About 31% of cases are diagnosed late at stage 3 or stage 4.