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What Do You Know About Reproductive Cancers?

Cancer can start in any part of the male or female reproductive system. Research has led to better diagnoses, treatments, and a lower chance of death for many of these cancers. Still, it's important to know about them and the symptoms they can cause so you can get help right away. Finding and treating cancer early—when it's small and hasn't spread—gives you the best outcomes.

1. How common is testicular cancer in men?
2. How often should men do a self-exam for testicular cancer?
3. What is a risk factor for testicular cancer?
4. Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in men. At which age are men at the greatest risk?
5. What are the early symptoms of a prostate cancer?
6. A woman's lifetime chance of getting invasive ovarian cancer is about 1 in 80. What are factors that put a woman at risk for this cancer?
7. Which of these are symptoms for ovarian cancer?
8. Which women should have a regularly scheduled pelvic exam with a Pap test?
9. Which of these is a key warning sign of endometrial cancer?
10. Which of these puts a woman at risk for endometrial cancer?
Online Medical Reviewer: Goodman, Howard, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Stump-Sutliff, Kimberly, RN MSN AOCNS
Date Last Reviewed: 11/1/2020
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