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  • jbent
    Chemo for Stage IS Non-seminoma
    Just having worried second thoughts about planned chemo (3xBEP) starting in April.

    I got a right I/O a month ago, pathology was 50% embryonal, 40% yolk sac, 10% seminoma, no vascular invasion.

    In terms of markers, two weeks after the surgery my AFP decreased only slightly to...
    Today, 02:19 AM
  • dcalandrelli
    All clear 20.5 months post chemo!
    Feels good to not need to worry about that for a while!
    Yesterday, 11:13 PM
  • jerrie85
    Lymph Node Size Increase
    Been a year since I finished 3xBEP for Stage 2A Non-Seminoma, did a CT yesterday and the results indicated that one of my lymph nodes went up by 1mm from 5x8mm to 6x8mm from the scan a year ago. The report states there's NO evidence of recurrence by 'CT sizing criteria' (which I presume means it's still...
    Yesterday, 04:01 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
508 6,782
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!
1,830 19,358
RPLND Hospital advice
by Davepet
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!
2,408 16,255
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 1,758
Scared to death
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.
1,171 17,716
Robotic RPLND Surgeon in NYC?
by Mike
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,558 64,728
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
353 3,326
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.
1,136 11,183
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.
438 12,371
Worried wife
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
199 2,096
my seond coming up
by surfhb
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.
612 4,554
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
696 4,774

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