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  • Askater112
    How long After chemo does lymph node continue to shrink?
    2019 my son had left orchiectomy. Pathology showed 60 percent embryonal carcinoma, 38 percent yolk sack tumor, 2 percent Choriocarcinoma.

    10/4/19 cat scan showed 2.5 cm x 2.4 cm x 2.5 cm left periairtic retroperitoneak lyphadenopathy along w/ inferior 1.5x 1.1 cm as well as a number of...
    01-16-20, 01:45 PM
  • billandtuna
    Serum Tumor Markers with ambiguous ultrasound?
    Hello, a colleague of mine reports that he has had an ambiguous ultrasound for TC, and despite treating him with a series of different antibiotics, he continues to have some pain "down there". While the most likely explanation is that it is NOT testicular cancer, he has asked his doc to do...
    01-14-20, 02:19 PM
  • ema
    Big doubt > Post-chemo RPLND versus Surveillance

    My husband (41 years old) was diagnosed with TC end of September 2019. We live in a small European country.

    Left Orchiectomy and Chemotherapy (3xBEP)
    • Left orchiectomy took place in Turkey on first week of October (25% seminoma, 75% embryonal carcinoma, AFP =
    01-10-20, 02:03 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
511 6,796
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!
1,850 19,505
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.
310 985
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,418 16,305
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.
1,181 17,813
Pre orchiectomy
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,605 65,220
Ryan Bi
When HDC doesn’t work
by Ryan Bi
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 3,357
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.
1,164 11,323
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 12,409
Worried wife
by Davepet
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.
618 4,591
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
706 4,845
16 months all clear

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