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  • ZackL
    Cause for Concern?
    I had my left I/O on 08/21/2019 and have been recovering fairly well. However a week after the surgery, I noticed that what was open space after the removal had started to feel odd and was filling with something. I mentioned the swelling during my two week checkup, but still wasn't concerned, and my...
    09-13-19, 04:49 PM
  • ZackL
    New Here
    My name is Zack. I'm 31. I was diagnosed with testicular cancer a week and two days ago. I had my inguinal orchiectomy three weeks and two days ago, and I first noticed something was wrong 38 days ago. It has been a roller coaster and I am not sure how to feel, or even what I am feeling right now. I...
    09-13-19, 03:39 PM
  • TCfight
    Feeling lost- RPLND decision
    Dear all, my boyfriend had intermediate risk tc cancer and got 4 BEP chemo and finished in april in France with 10% teratoma. 4th month follow up showed us a less dense "cystic" area next to kidney 2 cm and slightly enlarged nodes with normal tumor markers from 5mm to 1 cm in August. We sent...
    09-11-19, 01:40 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
510 6,792
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!
1,844 19,444
New Here
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!
2,415 16,288
lump and time
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.
1,173 17,739
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,590 65,048
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.
1,161 11,291
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.
617 4,586
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
707 4,825
My cisplatin tattoo!

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