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  • survivor2016
    Partial Orchiectomy Next Week
    Hi All,

    In March 2015 I had a orchiectomy on my right testicle which came back as a pure seminoma. Since then I have been on surveillance and all has been well. I also have been taking testosterone as my remaining left did not produce enough and I had symptoms of low testosterone. My left...
    Today, 12:11 AM
  • Favemaria76
    1 Cycle of Carboplatin, what to expect?
    Hey guys,
    Just here for some clues of what to expect, really.
    I had my right testis removed in April after I found a little lump (only 3mm) followed by my left one removed at the end of November (11mm this time!) Both done as radical orchdectomis.
    After that I was advised they were...
    Yesterday, 07:18 PM
  • Trekga
    My 17 year old was dx 12/21/16, surgery r/o on 12/22/16- tumor marker questions
    I re-posting here as previous post didnot garner much thoughts.My 17 year old son Grant had r/o on 12/22/16. Pedi urologist says tumor markers are NOT dropping at normal rate. I requested blood work for this Thursday which will be a month out, but the Dr. thinks the number will eventually go up due...
    Yesterday, 01:06 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
483 6,633
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!
1,748 18,605
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
100 592
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
306 965
How safe is an ultrasound?
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,240 15,094
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.
286 1,697
Question after ultrasound
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.
1,078 16,549
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,140 60,274
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
316 2,852
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.
1,071 10,459
AFP on the increase
by Bones
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.
426 12,179
fluctuating afp levels
by kitty
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
182 1,859
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.
581 4,396
hormones related to testosterone
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
630 4,351
2.5 Years post 3XBEP

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