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Women with breast cancer who carry a high-risk gene can lower their risk of death from the disease 62% by having their ovaries removed, a new study finds. They can reduce their risk even more by not delaying that surgery for more than a year or two, researche...

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Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum

Seek immediate medical attention! Your pain could be a sign of a medical emergency, such as testicular torsion, or a severe infection such as orchitis. Failing to get urgent attention could result in severe damage to the testicle.

Online Medical Reviewer: Faculty of Harvard Medical School
Date Last Reviewed: 6/14/2006
Date Last Modified: 11/1/2007
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