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Carcinoma in situ of the testicle

Current definition

ACC

December 2018

Carcinoma in situ of the testicle – requiring orchidectomy

A definite diagnosis of carcinoma in situ of the testicle (also known as intratubular germ cell neoplasia unclassified or ITGCNU) or benign testicular tumour supported by histological evidence, which has been treated surgically with an orchidectomy (complete removal of the testicle).

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We've expanded the definition so that benign testicular tumours are now also covered.

 

Previous definitions

ACC

November 2015

Carcinoma in situ of the testicle – requiring orchidectomy

A definite diagnosis of carcinoma in situ of the testicle (also known as intratubular germ cell neoplasia unclassified or ITGCNU) supported by histological evidence, which has been treated surgically with an orchidectomy (complete removal of the testicle).