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  • ralphsong
    What's the normal level for HCG?
    Before the orchiectomy in March, my HCG level was 3.46 mIU/ml. While my HCG level went down to 0.65 in May, and the test in June and August was 0,4 and 0.43 respectively. However, my blood test yesterday showed a rising HCG to 1.06. I know this number may still be in normal range, but am still concerned...
    Today, 12:06 AM
  • MikeB87
    Looking for 2x survivors stories
    After 3 years of no treatment and almost 5 years of AFP being normal my cancer seems to be back as my AFP is elevated to 52.

    They don’t see anything on MRI (Brain), CT scan also clear and nothing in ultrasound either.

    Going for MRI (groin) in next couple weeks and PET scan...
    Yesterday, 11:27 AM
  • rpk5078
    Very Well Done Testicular Informational Video
    I thought I would share this video I came across explaining Testicular Cancer in a very easy to understand format.
    09-10-21, 12:13 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
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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!
1,876 19,685
10 Years Post RPLND Today
by MikeB87
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.
311 989
dairy products
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,425 16,329
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.
1,191 17,941
Recurrent seminoma
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,691 65,930
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
366 3,418
just started 1xBEP
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.
1,178 11,392
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.
441 12,418
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
212 2,225
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.
628 4,640
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
724 4,925

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