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  • Drew1986

    I was diagnosed with TC on 8/6 and had a radical right orchiectomy on 8/7. At my follow up apt a week later the Dr said pathology showed seminoma but the afp marker was so elevated that it meant non- Seminoma and over rode pathology? I don't understand. I'm new to all this so I don't...
    Yesterday, 11:01 PM
  • Formula88
    Just a week in.
    Hi everyone,

    The possibility of having TC is about a week old for me, so I'll apologise for not being familiar with much of the lingo yet. Unfortunately I'll probably become more familiar with it than I would like to.

    Up to this point, I started with pain in my lower left...
    08-28-15, 05:10 PM
  • Moglog
    BEP for seminoma starting this week
    Hey all, so glad I found this forum! Been reading a lot of helpful information so far, I just wanted to share my current situation.

    In late February, I met with my primary care doc about a lump, she scheduled an ultrasound. I then meet with a urologist who confirms there’s something there,...
    08-26-15, 07:54 AM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
466 6,506
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!
1,692 18,220
New and hopeful - Peter
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
98 575
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
300 934
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,112 13,956
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.
281 1,658
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.
1,008 15,373
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
4,886 57,541
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
257 2,343
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.
1,023 10,165
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.
414 12,089
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
170 1,751
Double prosthesis problem
by Kiwi
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.
558 4,162
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
599 4,201
3 Years All Clear

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