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  • DMac
    Waiting too long for RPLND?
    11/10/17: L I/O, HCG 9.9
    11/17/17: 50% Teratoma, 45% EC, 5% Yolk Sac, LVI +, CT Clear, Stage IB
    11/27/17: Tumor markers clear

    I had made up my mind to get the ra-RPLND at UofM but I was just informed today that they can't get me in for surgery...
    Today, 11:48 AM
  • Daniel_Eye
    ARRGGHHHH I'm Going Ham(let)!!!
    Hi Everyone, it's been a while since I've been on and I hope all is well. I started going back to school in the fall and the semester is just wrapping up. I definitely overdid it but I made it out alive. Since I'm finishing my associates degree in the Spring I will be transferring in the fall. We all...
    Yesterday, 08:21 PM
  • ByeByeMrRighty
    It's Time to Decide on Treatment: Stage 1b, 100% EC
    Stage 1b, Pure Embryonal Carcinoma

    10/26: Pre-Op Tumor Markers Normal (LDH 170; HCG <1; AFP: 1.0)
    11/9: Right I/O
    11/4: Pathology report (tumor 2 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm; extensive lymphovascular invasion; rete testis invasion; clear margins)
    11/20: Clear CT Scan (one, 3 mm...
    Yesterday, 01:21 AM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
498 6,748
Chad Bettis Charity Classic
by S P
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!
1,779 18,882
Get and give advice on covering medical expenses to treat testicular cancer.
103 606
Clomid & Insurance
by Trekga
Testicular cancer publication abstracts and links recommended by our members.
309 980
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,318 15,745
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.
293 1,737
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.
1,132 17,351
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,352 62,960
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
337 3,123
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.
1,111 10,790
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.
427 12,207
And - back to worrying
by dusty
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
187 1,906
Frightened again...2xTC
by nito
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.
597 4,473
Low T on Androderm 4 mg Patch
by joev
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
661 4,569
by StaticX

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