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  • canadian
    Are superficial lymph node swellings ever TV related?
    Had a second seminoma last spring. Stage 1, two followup scans so far show no spread. Surveillance only.

    Only odd thing is, the lymph node near my I/O scar seems larger. Sometimes hard to tell, almost like it changes in size. My followup team is in another city and remote due to covid...
    07-28-22, 11:36 PM
  • BrendanF
    2nd recurrence seminoma seems likely
    Hello, my account was one of the ones that was lost. In short:

    2014 seminoma, elevated hcg, elevated testosterone, rt orchiectomy, 1x adjuvant carboplatin

    Jan-May 2021 recurrent seminoma distant metastasis, hcg not elevated, elevated testosterone, 2x EP, 2x EC

    07-16-22, 10:38 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
512 6,801
TC-Cancer Forum Update
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!
1,848 19,472
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
107 623
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
311 984
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,418 16,305
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
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.
1,179 17,799
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,602 65,127
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.
1,167 11,327
1 year clear
by Sammogy
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.
206 2,144
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.
619 4,593
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
708 4,846
5 years all clear!!!!

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