CancerBro, can you please discuss in detail how the disease presents and what are the risk factors for disease?
Yeah sure, let’s meet Mr. Tiesto.
He is Tiesto, 25 years old boy. One fine day when he got up he incidentally noticed a mass in his right testis.
He got very worried and straight away rushed to the hospital. After a series of investigations, he was finally diagnosed as a case of testicular germ cell cancer, let’s meet him.
CancerBro: Hi Mr. Tiesto, how are you feeling today?
Mr. Tiesto: I was very worried for the last few days after I was diagnosed with cancer but after talking to you and learning more about the disease I am feeling better.
CancerBro: That’s great Mr. Tiesto, can I ask you a few questions related to your disease?
Mr. Tiesto: Yeah sure CancerBro, please go ahead.
CancerBro: What were your initial complaints for which you consulted the doctor?
Mr. Tiesto: I was feeling pressure-like sensation and heaviness in my right scrotum. When I palpated it, I felt some mass in my right scrotum.
CancerBro: Did you feel any pain in the mass on applying pressure?
Mr. Tiesto: Not at all CancerBro, it is totally painless.
CancerBro: Did you have any developmental abnormalities in childhood or any sexual complaints as an adult?
Mr. Tiesto: My parents didn’t tell me regarding any developmental issues in my childhood, otherwise, I am absolutely normal as an adult with no sexual problems.
CancerBro: That’s great Mr. Tiesto, did anyone else in your family had similar complaints?
Mr. Tiesto: No CancerBro, as far as I can remember I am the first one to have any such complaint in my family.
CancerBro: Okay Mr. Tiesto, thank you very much.
I think you must have got an idea, how testicular cancer patient and what are the risk factors for the disease.
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