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  • KG67
    Swollen Lymph Nodes
    Hi all -
    Had my orchiectomy back in December. Was diagnosed with Stage IB and decided to go the surveillance route. First round of surveillance went well. Second round the tech who read my CT scan thought he saw some growth in my para aortic and retroperitoneal lymph nodes. My care team reviewed...
    06-02-20, 10:41 PM
  • MTLee
    I had a robotic RPLND, zero regrets.
    35 yo, Portland Oregon.

    Initial diagnosis late October 2019, sore and swollen left testicle after a crawlspace plumbing project, ultrasound showed tumors in both testes, slightly elevated tumor markers, scans showed no spread

    Radical orchiectomy on left, partial on right, wanted...
    06-01-20, 04:03 AM
  • deekz
    Bleomycin Doses 7 v 9
    Hi All

    Just wondered if anyone had any knowledge regarding the following.

    i missed my first 2 single Bleo days due to issues with a blood condition I had. I’m now on my final long week and after the next two single Bleo days I will have had 7 doses. I spoke to oncology...
    05-29-20, 03:55 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
518 6,819
Coronavirus and COVID-19
by Mike
A social spot for testicular cancer survivors to meet friends and make new ones. New members can introduce themselves here. Chat about testicular cancer or anything else!
1,856 19,560
by db79
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
109 638
Bleo Treatment Price
by Mike
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
311 987
dairy products
by Davepet
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,424 16,341
Young men have their own worries. Meet other guys who have been in your shoes! You don't have to be alone in dealing with testicular cancer.
295 1,762
Before diagnosis
by Davepet
During Treatment and Beyond
Finding out you have cancer can be overwhelming. Ask questions, find out what to expect. Decide what treatment path best fits your situation.
1,185 17,844
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,639 65,575
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
359 3,369
Bleomycin Doses 7 v 9
by Mike
Cancer has long-lasting physical, emotional, and practical effects on those with the disease and their family, friends, and caregivers. Talk it over with a group that understands.
1,170 11,355
Caregivers deal with a mix of emotions and responsibilities when a loved one is diagnosed with testicular cancer. Share coping skills and thoughts. Vent anger, sadness, and anxiety. Grieve. Gain strength and support.
439 12,409
Worried wife
by Davepet
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
208 2,175
Some testicular cancer survivors need hormone replacement therapy. Too little testosterone may cause fatigue, depression, hot flashes, osteoporosis, and loss of libido. Options include AndroGel, Testim, injections, and more. Share your experience.
623 4,608
Men's cooling underwear
by Davepet
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
711 4,877

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