If you've searched online for private medical insurance that covers testicular cancer teenagers and young adults then you are most likely for looking for established UK based health insurance companies that will cover your testicular cancer teenagers and young adults.
Our advice when shopping around for private medical cover that covers testicular cancer teenagers and young adults is to speak to a insurance broker. Health insurance is extremely complicated and if you want absolute certainty that testicular cancer teenagers and young adults is covered you should talk with a health insurance broker who can explain which providers will cover this medical condition and which will exclude it.
There are many advantages to using a insurance broker but the largest by far is that you're using their insurance training at no cost. They are paid by the insurer (Aviva or Bupa etc) rather than you so it costs you no extra to use their services.
- Do you live in many different postcodes? Some will give you a lower premium than offers. A broker will be able to advise whats best.
- Do you have a hobby that may invalidate your insurance claim? A broker will know this critical information.
- If you are a couple and one of you has claimed on your insurance policy this year would it be cheaper to separate you both onto two different policies?
- You've developed a certain medical condition and want to know which insurer offers the largest amount of cover for it. A broker will know this instantly saving you huge amounts of time and effort.
You can call around every medical insurance provider on the market and ask if they cover testicular cancer teenagers and young adults, however this will be a very time consuming process. Each insurer will ask for your medical history because its not normally a simple yes or not if a medical condition is covered or not.
Its far far quicker to speak to one medical insurance broker which will know which policy providers on the market cover testicular cancer teenagers and young adults and under what terms they do or don't cover it.
Testicular Cancer Teenagers And Young Adults Information
It can be embarrassing to talk about your testicles and any changes to them that you’ve noticed. Understanding more about what they do might help.
Lymph nodes are small and round, and connect to each other by tiny tubes that carry fluid called lymph. We have lymph nodes throughout our bodies. They are part of the lymphatic system, which protects us from infections.
Sometimes cancer cells from the testicle can spread to lymph nodes at the back of the abdomen (tummy). You’ll have a scan to check your lymph nodes.
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If you're looking for information about testicular cancer in men of all ages please see our general testicular cancer section.
You may have tests done by your GP or at the hospital. They will help your doctors see whether you have testicular cancer.
If you think you might have some of the symptoms of testicular cancer, you should go to your GP. They'll be able to talk to you about your symptoms. If they think the symptoms could be because of cancer they can do tests to find out more.
If your doctor thinks there is a chance you might have cancer, they’ll examine your testicles. They might also arrange for you to have an ultrasound test. This uses sound waves to take a picture of the testicles.
If you need more tests you’ll be referred to a hospital. This could be a general hospital or a specialist cancer hospital.
You'll be seen by a specialist doctor (urologist), who will examine you and do the following tests:
If your ultrasound shows the lump is almost certainly cancer, an operation to remove a testicle (orchidectomy) is done. You’ll only have this operation if it’s necessary. Your specialist will explain this to you. After the operation a doctor will use a microscope to look for cancer cells in the removed testicle.
This may be the only operation you need. It will not stop you having sex or becoming a dad in the future. You can read more about this operation in our section on treatment for testicular cancer..
If testicular cancer is diagnosed you will need some other tests: