- More than 95% of testicular tumours arise from the germ cells which produce sperms and may involve one or both testis.
- Testicular germ cell tumours can be subdivided into seminoma and non-seminomatous germ cell tumours (NSGCTs).
- Testicular cancer is a relatively rare cancer with an incidence of 7.0 per 100,000 population
- Testicular cancer can occur at any age but is most common between the ages of 15 and 40 years.
- Non seminomatous cancer is rare in younger age group and seminoma is common in age group above 60 years