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  • Timshel
    Should we find a new doctor?
    This is my first post and I want to say how much I appreciate this forum. What a wealth of information and support!
    My brother is 32 years old and was diagnosed last October with TC. He had surgery right away and they removed a large nonseminoma tumor. We were all anxious of course...
    Yesterday, 04:07 PM
  • Lmarsh
    Post-orchiectomy bump question

    I had an orchiectomy on 2/19. Last night I noticed a small bead sized bump on the same side I had my orchiectomy. It's hard for me to describe the exact area. It feels like it's attached to my penis or muscles of my penis, inside my body (left side of pelvic floor region?). I can...
    04-09-21, 02:00 PM
  • colinjegan
    Question, very nervous

    I'm currently in 2nd line treatment for refractory nonseminoma. Part of the preparation for high dose chemotherapy is a brain MRI. It was routine, and no one ever suspected brain metastases. I never had neurological symptoms. However, when leaving my brain MRI I glanced at the computer...
    04-09-21, 01:40 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
520 6,822
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!
1,864 19,596
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 16,331
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.
1,189 17,919
Recurrent seminoma
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,671 65,776
Should we find a new doctor?
by Timshel
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
365 3,416
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.
1,170 11,355
1xBEP Fertility Question
by Davepet
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.
440 12,414
3 years
by Davepet
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
209 2,208
Libido and orgasm
by Davepet
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.
626 4,630
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
721 4,911

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