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  • radz101
    Pain after Orchiectomy
    Hi All,

    I know I've been posting a lot of questions. Its been almost 4 weeks since orchiectomy. Besides numbness below incision (from edge of scrotum running along incision line) I don't have much pain. A couple days ago I started feeling some pain when there's friction from clothing on...
    Yesterday, 01:05 PM
  • ByeByeMrRighty
    Do AFP/HCG results vary from lab to lab? Small increase 1 year post chemo at new lab
    I had embryonal caricinoma 10/26/17; went on surveillance; and relapsed into stage 2A. BEPx3 knocked it out and AFP returned to normal. After being 12 months all clear, I decided to move to a different state and start anew. Chances of relapse I've been told are <1%, with a contralateral TC being...
    11-15-19, 05:39 PM
  • Bobbles
    New member
    Just wanted to say Hi. My name is Bobby, 38yrs old and I was recently diagnosed with testicular cancer. About 4 years ago, I went for an ultrasound to investigate the cause of my testicular pain. They discovered microlithiasis (calcium deposits) in both my testicles. I've been doing annual ultrasounds...
    11-15-19, 10:29 AM
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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!
1,846 19,466
New member
by Bobbles
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!
2,417 16,299
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.
1,178 17,785
Pain after Orchiectomy
by radz101
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,598 65,114
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 3,356
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.
1,165 11,319
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!
705 4,834
1 year - all clear

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