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Reference Testicular cancer Opens New Window is more likely to spread when a testicular biopsy is done. For this reason, a biopsy usually is not done if testicular cancer is suspected. A testicular Reference ultrasound Opens New Window is generally done to help diagnose suspected testicular cancer. For more information, see the topic Reference Testicular Ultrasound. When cancer is suspected, an open surgical procedure (orchiectomy) is done to confirm the diagnosis.
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