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  • Jknash
    Second Opinion W/O The "Second Opinion"
    Hi All,
    New guy here! I was just diagnosed with reoccurred IIc seminoma here in Charlotte, NC. While Levine Cancer center is a reputable big city hospital group, I am having them forward my records over to IU health for me to get a second opinion.
    While I am fully prepared to make the trip...
    05-18-18, 06:39 PM
  • SchoolOnHold
    hCG up but Normal
    Had my 2nd blood test only follow up.

    Everything is normal but hCG is up from undectable to 1.3iu. 1.4 is what I was at pre-chemo (However I also had a pre-chemo test that was undetectable)

    Oncologist seems ok with it, but should I be concerned? Idk if that movement would warrant...
    05-18-18, 12:04 PM
  • Jalapena
    Surveillance VS 2xBEP after RPLND
    So I have a few questions about what I should do after my RPLND. Little background, i was diagnoses with TC on Mar 1st and had an I/O on Mar 23rd, the pathology came back as 95% EC and 5% yolk sac with LVI. So from there they staged me at 1b and gave me the option for either surveillance or RPLND or...
    05-17-18, 11:42 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
501 6,766
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!
1,799 19,097
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
104 613
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
309 981
Testicular cancer and cannabis
by Pedro
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,363 16,003
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.
294 1,756
Lumps in both testes
by gogtj
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.
1,143 17,453
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,419 63,661
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
339 3,198
Starting EP x 4 Monday 7/10/17
by biwi
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.
1,115 10,920
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.
434 12,335
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
188 1,923
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.
599 4,485
Low T after orchidectomy
by Davepet
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
676 4,683

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