What causes testicular cancer?

Testicular cancer is when abnormal cells develop in a testicle. If testicular cancer is found early enough, with the help of self-examination, it is the most curable form of cancer.

Testicular cancer treatment

We know a diagnosis of testicular cancer can be overwhelming, and we understand your anxiety and fear. Physicians on the medical staff, nurses and support staff will compassionately manage all stages of your testicular cancer.

Your treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of testicular cancer, and personal preferences. Testicular cancer treatment options may include:

  • Surgery
  • Quimioterapia
  • Terapia de radiación
  • El manejo del dolor
  • Ensayos clínicos (cuando sea apropiado)

Specialized centers for testicular cancer care

Baylor Scott y White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center - Dallas


The Genitourinary Cancer Research and Treatment Center at Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Dallas treats more genitourinary (GU) cancer patients than any other cancer program in the region and excels in the management of complex and advanced high-risk cases.

Baylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center – Temple


Baylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center – Temple, located in Temple, Texas, offers an integrated care team for GU cancer. The GU cancer team uses treatments including robotic, laparoscopic and macroscopic surgery and radiation therapy.