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The main treatment approach to testicular cancer is surgical removal of the affected testicle, a procedure called orchidectomy.
Depending on the type of testicular cancer the patient has, further treatment may involve chemotherapy, radiotherapy and additional surgery to remove tumors that have spread to any other parts of the body. Testicular cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer, with a cure rate of more than 96% among men with early-stage disease. The cure rate is also high (80%) among those with more advanced disease that has spread to tissue outside of the testicles.
The recommended treatment approach to testicular cancer will then depend on the following: