A mammogram is the best way for men to detect testicular cancer?
That is not correct.
A mammogram is an x-ray of the mammaries (breasts) and is used to detect abnormal growths in the breast that may be a sign of breast cancer. Checking for cancer of the testicles is done by physical inspection with your fingers for lumps, bumps and changes in the size, shape or consistency of the testicles. If anything not normal is noticed, you should see a urologist or your family doctor.
Yes a 14 year old can have testicular cancer. However, only 5.4% of testicular cancer cases occur in men under the age of 20. The median age of men diagnosed with testicular cancer is 34 years of age. If you have concerns about your testicles, best to see a doctor as other problems involving the testicles can also occur.
Testicular pain can be caused by injuries, inflammation, disease, or simply pulled muscles. It is best to consult a doctor if the pain persists. Epidydimo-orchitis is very common cause of testicular pain. Uncommonly severe pain in testicles may be there due to torsion of testis. Trauma (like a kick) can cause testicular pain as well. Other causes include Inguinal hernia, Testicular Cancer, Hematocele, Epididymitis, Varicocele, Spermatocele, Orchitis, Kidney Stone, or possibly Testicular Rupture.
it is a mammogram uses xrays and is cheaper and detects cysts etc and their exact locations sonography or breast ultrasounds can detect if the cyts is a solid or liquid and can get right inside of the cyst found on the mammogram both exams work well together making it helpful in the diagnosis if your doctor has ordered either it is best to follow orders
Recommendations from recognized authorities have differed on this issue based on available evidence. The United States Prevention Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends beginning mammogram screenings at age 50 and getting one every 2 years. The American Cancer Society recommends beginning mammogram screening at age 40 and getting one each year. It's best to be aware of these recommendations and have a discussion with your doctor about how often you should get a mammogram. Factors such…
Different tests may be performed depending on the type of cancer that is being screened. Blood tests, physical examination, saliva tests, mole scans, MRI scans and mammograms are some methods. Dogs are even being trained to detect the scent of cancer. Certain cancers are more difficult than others to detect in their earlier stages, so the best place to start is a routine check-up with a GP.
The symptoms are a heavy feeling in the groin, there may also be pain as well. The best way to detect this type of cancer is to roll the testicles around with your fingers. At the top and back of each testicle is the connective tissue. It feels similar to spaghetti. If you feel any small bumps on the surface of the testicles that feel similar to a small sesame seed, that is something that…
Answer Some types of breast cancer can feel like a lump in the breast tissue. The only sure way is to see your doctor, have a mammogram or a sonogram, and have a biopsy done on the tissue, if needed. Your doctor and you should discuss the best methods of examination and treatment if needed. See your doctor now, early detection will save your life. For women over,50 a yearly mammogram is suggested. lYou can…