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  • highfive
    Starting 1xBEP today; any advice or experience?
    Hello everyone!

    I'm stage 1A: Seminoma: 60%, Embryo 35%, Yolk/Tera: 5% and I'm starting adjuvant chemo 1xBEP today. 3 days first week and then 1 day the following two. Was wondering if anyone here who has gone through this had any advice or recommendations for dealing with 1xBEP? and can...
    Today, 02:40 PM
  • philuck
    AFP Levels After Treatment
    In June 2017, after finding a small lump I had an orchiectomy. I was told that I had a Stage 1A, mixed germ cell, non-seminoma (48% yolk sac / 48% embryonal carcinoma, and 2% benign teratoma) tumor, and they believed that they got it. My blood tests continued to rise, and my regular oncologist did not...
    08-18-18, 05:14 PM
  • metroman
    Can i travel and work after a week after 3xBEP
    I want to go to work after im done with my 3rd cycle.
    Is it safe to be in work environment after a week of having last bleo shot. Right now im in mid of 2nd cycle.
    Also when is it considered an "all clear"?
    08-18-18, 01:46 AM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
506 6,779
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!
1,810 19,209
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
106 621
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
309 982
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,395 16,194
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 1,759
Scared to death
by Mike
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.
1,160 17,601
My current backstory.
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,475 64,078
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
345 3,255
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.
1,124 10,992
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.
437 12,364
New here
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
192 1,968
Potential Round Two
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.
604 4,515
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
682 4,711

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