Top 10 Popular Celebrities Who Died of Testicular Cancer: Testicular cancer is common today. In the United States, 8000 cases of testicular cancer diagnosed each year. This cancer comes in males those who have 20-39 years. Testicular cancer is that cancer develops in the part of a male reproductive system called testicles. Testicular cancer is a common one and it in one or both testicles in young men. But some cases it will develop in old men. This type of cancer is highly treatable but some cases it leads to death when cancer spreads every organ. There is a connection between April Month and Testicular cancer that April is National Testicular Cancer Month. During 1974, a doctor named Lawrence Einhorn, who have discovered a medical treatment for testicular cancer, then the cure rate increased from 10% to 95%. A lot of celebrities died due to testicular cancer. These celebrities are very much popular among the masses but lived in a short period, and they have lost rest of their life due to testicular cancer. Here is a list of Top 10 Popular Celebrities Who Died of Testicular Cancer.
10. Dylan Trombies
Dylan Trombies was born on March 8, 1994, in Australia. He was very young and active. He has an important role in sports history. He has established a career in sports as an Australian soccer, and he played for West Ham United. As a striker, he established a popularity in public, but he has lost everything just because of testicular cancer. During 2011, he played under-17 World Cup in Mexico and also he represented Australia at the AFC Under-22 Championship. He discovered testicular cancer in 2011. But still he believes that he would come back soon after completing the surgery for which his lymph nodes were replaced. Then he has received chemotherapy and two stem cell transplants. Unfortunately, his cancer had spread to the liver in 2013. During April 18, 2014, he breathed his last at the age of twenty.
9. Pat Trammell
Pat Trammell was born on July 11, 1940, in Alabama. He was a talented natural athlete who wants to become a physician. He is also one of the celebrities who died of testicular cancer. Trammell was selected NCAA Academic All-American and was the fifth runner-up for the 1961 Heisman Trophy. Pat is so talented, and he has won two records at the University of Alabama. During 1966, he has received a medical doctorate from the Medical College of Alabama. In July 1968, he was found testicular cancer. Then he received many kinds of treatments for recovering this cancer by underwent surgery and other treatments. Unfortunately, he failed and died at the age of 28. Thousands of people participated in his funeral function.
8. Karl Timmermann
Karl Timmermann was born on June 19, 1922, and he is the son of a soldier of German ancestry. He was very active in his military career and was received a position in the 15th Infantry Regiment of the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Lewis, Washington. He had participated in the Battle of the Bulge and after took many efforts he has gained a valuable recognition that is the first American Officer to cross the Rhine River in Germany during World War II. Then he went to South Korea for providing military services during the Korean War. He continued to fight with his team even he found testicular cancer has spread in him. Then he received treatment for testicular cancer from Fitzsimons Hospital. At last, he died at the age of 29 and his body buried at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Colorado.
7. Anthony Stanislas Radziwill
Anthony Stanislas Radziwill was born on August 4, 1959, in Switzerland. He is the son of Jacqueline Lee Bouvier’s younger sister and Polish Prince Stanislaw Albrecht Radziwill. He was graduated from Boston University, and he started his career as an associate producer at NBC Sports. He has won an award during 1990 for his investigation on the resurgence of Nazism in the United States. Then he chose a career as a television executive and filmmaker for the HBO series Taxicab Confessions and Real Sex. In 1989, he realized his cancer and was diagnosed. He was received many treatments for recovery before he married to Carole Ann DiFalco on August 27, 1994. He died at the age of 40 on August 10, 1999, in New York City.
6. Gunnar Nilsson
Gunnar Nilsson is one of the top ten celebrities who died of testicular cancer. He was born on November 20, 1948, in Sweden. He is also one of the most talented FormulaOne drivers, and he is the very talented man who lost his life at the age of 29. In 1970, he discovered a transport business, and he has a partnership with a company and that time he became a full time driver. Then he received the British Formula 3 Championship. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer during 1977. Then he received radiotherapy at Charing Cross Hospital in London. The cancer lead to fall hairs and at least cancer spread to his lymph nodes. Even though he suffered a lot, he wants to work more than he declined painkillers just because of his ambition to work as long as possible by training with an old BMW. He died at the age of 20 on October 20, 1978, in London.
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5. Kevin James
Kevin James was born on November 17, 1954. He found testicular cancer after he completed high school at that time he spent his time by working in a Detroit auto plant. He had a tendency to kill himself by removing all the silver chromium. James quit the auto industry and shifted to Los Angels and became a top pornographic actor in 1970. He acted in some films such as Cafe Flesh, I Like to Watch, Nightdreams, Let Me Tell ‘Ya Bout Black, Chicks, and Black Throat. He was a very talented man, and he proved it many ways. He died on January 24, 1990. Many people thought that he had HIV, and then they realized that it was cancer.
4. Richard Dimbleby
Richard Dimbleby was born in 1913, and he was a popular English journalist and a broadcaster who served as BBC war correspondent and later a leading TV news commentator. During world warII, he broadcasted his first report from Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany. He found his cancer in 1960 and fought against cancer for five years. He decided to give awareness class about testicular cancer. He has received various kinds of treatments, and he found that there are tumors in his stomach in 1963. Then x-ray revealed that new growths in his vertebrae. He died at the age of 52 at St. Thomas Hospital in London.
3. Josh Clayton-Felt
Josh Clayton-Felt is also among the celebrities who died of testicular cancer he is well known as a guitarist. He is also popular maintained a role of a singer and lyricist. He was established the band School of Fish, which was soon signed to Capital Records. The school released one hit song named “Three Strange Days.”Then the school released many albums and gained attention from all over the world. Then the school of fish broke up, and he engaged his time with A&M records. He played guitar on an album named “Spirit”. He had a deep desire for releasing a solo album in his life, and he tried a lot. Then he realized about his cancer he was dropped his desire for releasing an album. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer and it leads to coma stage. He died at the age of 32 in Los Angels.
2. Randy Anderson
Randy Anderson was born in 1959 he has a geat role in the history of wrestling. He had worked for the National Wrestling Alliance and World Championship Wrestling. Thus, he has established a valuable place in Wrestling. During 1978, he started his career as a referee, and he served the role of a referee in many matches, and the main one among that is the six-man tag match at Bash on the Beach in 1996. Anderson then recognized that he had the symptoms of testicular cancer after reading a medical magazine during travel. Anderson forced to leave his career as a referee just because of his cancer diagnosis. He had removed testicles from his body and after a long treatment he back to his work but cancer reoccurred, and he died on May 5, 2002.
1. Brian Piccolo
Brian Piccolo was born in 1943, and he played for four years as the Chicago Bears running back. At the first time, he was rejected by the National Football League due to his five foot and ten inches and weighed 185 pounds. Then he created a name for himself as one of the smallest but toughest fullbacks. In the Bears’ 1967 season, he has received attention from the masses, and he achieved 317 yards and averaging 4.1 yards per carry. During 1969, he was forced to leave a game because he couldn’t breathe and he was diagnosed for long and found a tumor in his left lung. He started chemotherapy at Memorial-Sloan Kettering in New York City. At last, he died at the age of twenty-six, and he stands one of the treasured celebrities who died of testicular cancer.