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  • TJM90
    Long-Term Digestive Issues After RPLND
    Hi guys,

    I had an RPLND surgery about 2 years ago. The past couple of months I've been experiencing a lot of digestive issues, and they've been growing worse over time. Over the past couple days it's gotten to the point where I can't eat anything without having severe stomach cramps and...
    Today, 10:08 PM
  • Anxietyboy
    Why do you need a ultrasound for epididymal cyst?
    If lumps on the epididmys are not cancer, why do people still get a ultrasound?
    Today, 06:48 PM
  • dee_s
    RPLND - optimal timing post chemo?
    Hi all - what is the optimal timing for having a PC-RPLND post chemo? I have heard 4-6 weeks?

    given various scheduling issues we may be looking at 6-10 weeks post chemo - is that too late/risky?

    thx for everyone's insights
    09-25-16, 11:57 AM
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Important messages for our members and guests.
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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!
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Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
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Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
304 954
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
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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.
286 1,695
Question after ultrasound
by Kiwi
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.
1,057 16,258
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,086 59,812
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
302 2,751
The extra's - HELP!
by jfert
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.
1,058 10,371
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.
419 12,161
High Dose Carboplatin
by Ozy
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
179 1,834
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.
577 4,356
Which dosage is greater
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
624 4,325
5 Year question

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