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  • George Berlin
    George Berlin
    Hi there,

    after my first week of intensive chemo my blood tests have shown that I have declining white blood cell counts from 1300 to 1030 to 930. They gave me GCSF yesterday and count rose to 970 today, but need it to be 1500 before resuming chemo. They are also talking about skipping...
    07-07-20, 06:24 AM
  • George Berlin
    Newly diagnosed and in treatment in Berlin
    George Berlin
    Hi there, I’m George a 59 year old American with Stage 2 a seminoma in Berlin, Germany. I had surgery about a month ago and when some metastasised cancer cells were found in my lymph nodes in my peritoneum I was put on a 9-week chemo regimen. In Germany which appears to be different than the states,...
    06-30-20, 04:59 AM
  • Darz94
    AFP Elevation During Chemotherapy
    Hi Everyone,

    I am new to this forum, however, I have been following your posts since the day I was diagnosed.

    I was diagnosed with 100% Embryonal Carcinoma with LVI + and I opted for the BEP x1 with the intention of putting my mind at rest more than surveillance. However, my...
    06-30-20, 04:23 AM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
519 6,820
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!
1,858 19,567
by Mike
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.
311 987
dairy products
by Davepet
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,424 16,341
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.
1,185 17,844
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,643 65,624
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
362 3,383
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.
1,170 11,355
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.
208 2,190
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.
624 4,612
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
711 4,878
16 months all clear

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