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Am I more likely to get testicular cancer if I have HIV?

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The virus that causes AIDS has been linked with testicular cancer.

From: What Causes Testicular Cancer? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

Testicular Cancer Resource Center. 

National Cancer Institute: "Testicular Cancer Treatment (PDQ)."

American Cancer Society. "Testicular Cancer."

American Medical Association: "JAMA Patient Page: Testicular Cancer."

Mayo Clinic: "Testicular Cancer."

Urology Care Foundation. “What are Undescended Testicles?”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on August 12, 2018

SOURCES: 

Testicular Cancer Resource Center. 

National Cancer Institute: "Testicular Cancer Treatment (PDQ)."

American Cancer Society. "Testicular Cancer."

American Medical Association: "JAMA Patient Page: Testicular Cancer."

Mayo Clinic: "Testicular Cancer."

Urology Care Foundation. “What are Undescended Testicles?”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on August 12, 2018

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