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  • melanie
    Anyone have info on late relapse rates?
    I am a part of a facebook group for TC and have seen some posts on late relapse recently. Some very late, like 25 years late.

    I dont feel that group is as knowledgeable on facts as this group so I wanted to ask you all if you had any research and stats on late and very late relapse. Does...
    Yesterday, 01:31 PM
  • Jg789
    One year scan Friday - active surveillance, pure seminoma 2.4cm
    So clearly I've googled everything a thousand times trying to determine where and when it might return if it does in fact return and waiting for the call from a doctor to call feels like waiting an eternity anybody have any normal procedure for how quickly they call back with bad news vs good news and...
    07-13-19, 06:34 PM
  • archon
    My TC Story of hope - 36 years later
    I felt inspired to share some of my TC story...

    I was diagnosed with stage 1 embryonal carcinoma in the right testicle when I was 4 years old. We found it because I told my dad that it hurt when I went to the bathroom. I was treated at Primary Children's Hospital in Utah in 1983. The tumor...
    07-12-19, 04:12 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
509 6,790
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!
1,840 19,412
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
107 623
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
309 982
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,412 16,279
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.
1,172 17,730
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,580 64,962
When HDC doesn’t work
by Dook
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
358 3,355
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.
1,158 11,276
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 12,407
Worried wife
by wjonw
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
205 2,142
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.
615 4,575
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
705 4,814

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