Testicular Cancer Risk Factors

  • Men with personal history of undescended testicle at birth, or other abnormal development of the testes
  • Men who are infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)
  • Men with a genetic problem caused by having an extra X chromosome
  • Men with personal or family histories of testicular cancer
  • Men who are white are more likely to develop testicular cancer than in men of other races.