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  • gbogh
    Trouble losing weight since surgery/hormone therapy Are metabolism issues common?
    Hi all first time posting here and fortunate survivor of 18 years now.

    I am curious to learn more about whether my current state of being is likely tied to my cancer and T treatment or if I should be seeking other sources. Bottom line is that ever since my surgery and beginning T treatment,...
    Yesterday, 09:28 PM
  • Bandc416
    Another question
    Sorry to be asking so many questions, but you guys have been so good at answering.
    I tried to send a private message but I don't think it went through.
    So here is my question, my left testicle has cysts and is having pain. That is where I started my journey to see why I was having pain....
    Yesterday, 07:11 PM
  • Tcsux
    Options for larger stage 1 seminoma
    Ok. 44 year old here. Diagnosed two weeks ago. Had large right tumor, 6 cm. Preop, had mildly elevated LDH (256), bHCG and AFP normal. Right I/O 7/6/2018. Path came back with classic seminoma, 100%. CT scan chest/abd/pel was normal.

    So, surveillance has been recommended (I live in US)....
    Yesterday, 06:38 AM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
503 6,768
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!
1,807 19,175
New member
by Davepet
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
106 621
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
309 982
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,384 16,126
Another question
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 1,759
Scared to death
by Mike
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.
1,153 17,536
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,448 63,904
RPLND recovery help!
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
343 3,234
Depression HELP!
by Davepet
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.
1,118 10,954
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.
436 12,346
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
190 1,940
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.
601 4,499
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
679 4,696

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