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  • Troym
    Surveillance on 1B
    My name is Troy and I was hoping to get some opinions of fellow tc patients.

    On the 22nd of may 2017, i had raised hcg, other markers were normal. Ct scan was clear. i was diagnosed with tc and had r/o on the 23rd May 2017. My pathology from stanford is mixed germ cell with (60%seminoma,...
    Yesterday, 06:00 PM
  • iamstaley
    All Clear!
    I'm a little late, but as of the 2nd of this month I am all clear! The pathology on my lymph nodes came back negative for any cancer, what a relief! With any luck hopefully this little experience will be behind me and life can get back to normal.

    Moving forward, I would like to create...
    Yesterday, 11:00 AM
  • Jacob
    Enlarged Lymph Nodes and No Tumor Markers
    Hi Everyone,

    I just went for my 4-year scans and they showed 2 enlarged lymph nodes.
    1 iliac that was previously enlarged now grew larger and a new one on the back wall of the stomach. However, the tumor markers are clear.

    How likely is it that it can be a recurrence?...
    Yesterday, 01:09 AM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
492 6,692
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!
1,765 18,719
Remove or keep testicles
by Mike
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
100 594
no heath insureance
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
307 968
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,287 15,463
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.
289 1,711
Worried 16yo
by benv
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.
1,097 16,978
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,230 61,668
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
328 3,002
just started 1xBEP
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.
1,091 10,602
by JoesMum
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.
426 12,201
High Dose Carboplatin
by Blondie
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
185 1,887
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.
590 4,436
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
645 4,465
Surveillance on 1B
by Troym

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