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What is the rate of incidence for testicular cancer?

Although only 1 out of 300 men will ever contract testicular cancer in his lifetime. Among men 20 to 35 years old, testicular cancer occurs more often than any other cancer. Death rates for testicular cancer, however, are considered very low at about 1 in 5000. The American Cancer Society predicts that about 8,400 men will develop testicular cancer, while about 380 men will die from the disease in America each year.

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