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  • Jpmurtaugh
    9 months post radical orchiectomy still bloated
    I had a large mass removed in November 20,and then a radical orchiectomy in December of 2020,my pelvic (pubic) area still feels like I’m wearing a Fanny pack just wondering if anyone else has had this issue (I only had one testicle)...
    10-15-21, 12:56 PM
  • canadian
    How meaningful is rete testis invasion?
    Stage 1a seminoma. Multifocal: 1.1 cm * 0.9 * 0.9 with a secondary 0.6 * 0.2 * 0.2 lesion. Just got six month CT back, clear. Surveillance only

    Rete testis invaded on microscrope analysis but not involved (meaning to the naked eye it doesn’t look like the tumour encroached on the rete...
    10-15-21, 08:16 AM
  • bberthold
    To start or not start 3xBEP
    Hi everyone,

    This is Ben B, a 28-year male, getting my nurse practitioner degree, and love moving my body (weights, running, swimming)I just got off the phone with my doc regarding my TC prognosis up until this point as seen below.

    4/9/21 Tumor Markers: AFP 17.7, HCG <1...
    10-14-21, 05:40 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
521 6,824
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 19,701
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.
312 995
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,426 16,340
Had surgery, still confused
by Tim
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.
1,192 17,949
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,696 65,976
To start or not start 3xBEP
by Davepet
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
367 3,425
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.
1,182 11,417
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.
213 2,226
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 4,641
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
724 4,925

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