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  • Roly3189
    During surveillance Elevated marker levels
    Hello guys I’m new to the site,

    I had left inguinal orchiectomy January 10 2020 and soon after the surgery my blood Alfa fetoprotein levels were in normal range so I was put on surveillance now two months later my AFP levels are at 2,799 and HCG of 44! So the doctor stated it seems...
    03-23-20, 12:17 PM
  • KG67
    Groin pain after orchiectomy
    Hi there,
    Had a left orchiectomy done in early December and I am currently in surveillance. I have my next follow up appointment soon, but recently started experiencing a weird soreness on the left side of my groin/bone near my incision.

    Has anyone else experienced any pain or sensations...
    03-19-20, 10:05 AM
  • jcs
    Surveillance advice
    Hello and best wishes to everyone during this uncertain time.

    I could use some advice RE: my upcoming CT/XR/bloodwork during this pandemic. I was scheduled (months ago) to get all this done this Friday, but I am (perhaps irrationally) concerned about going to the hospital during this time....
    03-18-20, 06:38 PM
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Important messages for our members and guests.
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by Mike
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!
1,855 19,555
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
109 638
Bleo Treatment Price
by Mike
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
311 987
dairy products
by Davepet
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,421 16,322
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.
1,183 17,828
My Story (ongoing)
by biwi
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,628 65,477
Surveillance advice
by Davepet
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 3,357
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.
1,168 11,339
Lower left abdominal groin pain
by Mike
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.
207 2,160
Dating with no Balls
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.
622 4,605
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
709 4,869
HCG 5 years after

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