Male Reproductive-related Statistics

Including testicular cancer, infertility and erectile dysfunction.

  • Testicular cancer affects 1% of UK men at some stage in life.
  • Most men who develop testicular cancer are aged between 20 and 55.
  • Only 4 in 100 testicular lumps turn out to be cancerous.
  • 1 in 7 men develop non-cancerous lumps known as varicoceles.
  • Cancer of the penis most commonly occurs in men over 60, and rarely in men under 40.
  • Male infertility is the reason in 25% of all couples who cannot get pregnant.
  • In 75% of male infertility cases the cause is related to abnormal sperm.
  • 65,000 men get a vasectomy in the UK each year.

Erectile dysfunction affects half of all UK men at some stage between 40 and 70.

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