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  • db79
    2x or 1x carboplatin?
    After weighing all the pros and cons and reading tons of medical articles and talking to as many people as I could, I decided to do the carboplatin treatment for my stage 1B t2, 3cm, extensive RTI, LVI, hilar fat invasion seminoma. Several doctors , including Dr Einhorn have suggested I go with surveillance,...
    Yesterday, 05:00 PM
  • dianbell
    Second relapse
    Embryoncal carcinoma. Relapsed after surgery. Did 3x BEP. CT Scan clear after chemo and first surveillance, but blood test revealed Beta hormones elevated at 400 from just a few days ago. Doctor said he doesn't know where it could be because CT scan was clear. Has this happened to anyone? What will...
    10-12-19, 01:47 PM
  • dkent479
    Officially Diagnosed 10.9.19
    Hello All, I stumbled upon this site about a couple of days ago. I have been doing a lot of reading and internet searches after finding a lump in my testicle. This site is a great resource and has helped ease my mind and also understand what is happening.

    I discovered an abnormality in...
    10-10-19, 12:37 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!
1,843 19,443
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.
1,174 17,761
Second relapse
by biwi
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,592 65,069
2x or 1x carboplatin?
by db79
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.
1,163 11,302
LDH test year 4
by bline22
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!
703 4,823

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