Question 3#

Which of the following is true concerning testicular cancer?

a. Most common malignancy in men between 15 and 35 years
b. Most commonly presents as a painful enlarging mass
c. Initial workup includes chest, abdominal, and brain imaging
d. Most common site of metastases is to the lungs

Correct Answer is A


Testicular cancer is the most common solid malignancy in men between 15 and 35 years. Chest and abdominal imaging must be performed to evaluate for evidence of metastasis. The most common site of spread is the retroperitoneal lymph nodes extending from the common iliac vessels to the renal vessels.