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  • nackered
    First post
    I've been lurking here a bit. Now I'd like to get some ore info on what's in store for me so I figured it's time to post my story.
    I'm 52 years old with 2 kids aged 9 and 10. Please keep in mind: I had a friend 30 years ago who had I/O that turned out not to be cancer. I have another friend who...
    Yesterday, 09:35 PM
  • Bbrunner
    Awaiting call from IU
    My husband was diagnosed 1/23. Left Orchiectomy on 1/26. Stage IIb tumor on one mode with surrounding nodes enflamed. Tumor ended at 1.2x1.0x2.1 and started at 1.7x1.7x3.0 at the the end of Jan. He is 54 yo. Just completed 4 rounds of EP. His urologist recommended rplnd. We reached out to IU and Sloan....
    Yesterday, 12:42 PM
  • melanie
    How long until hair is back to normal?
    My husbands baldness is a constant reminder of this terrible experience and the comments or questions from people are hurtful and getting very old. We are both eager to put this behind us and move on. It seems the hair is a major aspect preventing us from doing so.

    Its been 8 weeks since...
    Yesterday, 11:47 AM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
501 6,766
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!
1,799 19,099
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
104 613
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
309 981
Testicular cancer and cannabis
by Pedro
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,363 16,004
Pain in right testicle
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.
294 1,756
Lumps in both testes
by gogtj
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.
1,144 17,455
First post
by Jakey32
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,420 63,664
Awaiting call from IU
by biwi
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
339 3,198
Starting EP x 4 Monday 7/10/17
by biwi
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.
1,116 10,929
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.
434 12,335
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
188 1,923
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.
599 4,485
Low T after orchidectomy
by Davepet
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
676 4,683

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