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  • melanie
    Any info/insight on embryonal carcinoma?

    My husband was diagnosed on 2/718 via ultrasound. 2/12/18 Orchiectomy Path report revealed stage 1b nonseiminoma 99% embyonal carcinoma 1% seminoma.

    Due to the 1b stage, the fact his brother had TC, and tumor type identified as aggressive, he has opted to go with the...
    Yesterday, 03:43 PM
  • DaveMan
    oral vs IV etoposide
    Getting ready to start 3xBEP on Monday and found out from my Cancer Center today that there is a national shortage of etoposide and they don't have enough IV available so will administer it orally instead. My understanding is you get twice the dose due to absorption. I'm hearing there is no "known"...
    Yesterday, 03:13 PM
  • jacobt
    7 year relapse part II.
    Hi all,

    It's been a long time since I've posted about my relapse. I’m not sure why I couldn’t post onto the original thread, but here’s the hyperlink for some background:

    I was able to get in Dr. Feldman at MSKCC. 4xBEP...
    02-22-18, 05:56 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
498 6,753
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!
1,787 18,951
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
104 611
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
309 980
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,337 15,891
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 1,756
Scared to death
by Kidos
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.
1,136 17,394
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,377 63,271
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
340 3,171
oral vs IV etoposide
by DaveMan
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.
1,107 10,839
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.
428 12,247
Worried wife
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
187 1,915
New guy, First post
by Mike
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.
598 4,480
Low T after orchidectomy
by Davepet
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
668 4,611
30 months all clear

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