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  • Elgontc
    My final follow up prior to treatment decision
    So today I got all my formal markers back.

    The picture is officially a Embronal Carcinoma Stage 1a

    AFP went down from 43-3
    bHCG 21-1
    LDH - Remained WNL

    CT Scans all clear.

    Will be going to the MMC meeting next week!
    02-22-20, 12:36 PM
  • jinnyc
    Diagnosis is uncertain but surgery is scheduled

    First, thanks for making this forum, I'm glad theres a place to share experiences and info.

    I am 45. I started getting some pain in my lower scrotum area a couple of months ago. I waited it out for a few weeks to see if it would go away or get worse. It didn't really...
    02-21-20, 12:37 PM
  • numspy
    Upgraded to 2xTC and starting TRT
    Hi everyone,

    First, a quick summary of my case.
    I lost my right nut in July 2011, stage 1a 100% seminoma. Been on surveillance since then without any reocurrence.
    Fast forward to 27 Dec 2019, in one of my follow-up consults, my doc noticed something on 'lefty', ultrasound it...
    02-21-20, 12:37 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
512 6,804
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!
1,854 19,536
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!
2,420 16,318
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 17,820
Stage IS
by Elgontc
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,621 65,381
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.
1,165 11,327
Seminoma and mutations
by wjonw
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.
206 2,146
Is TRT necessary?
by Mike
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.
621 4,600
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
708 4,864

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