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  • TruckerJon
    2x tc newbie FIRST TIME POSTING
    Hello everyone this is my first time posting. I was diagnosed with testicular cancer when I was 19 and I had it removed. Last week I was diagnosed with testicular cancer again(I’m 31 now) and this time I will be having to to chemo. I got the 2nd one out and I’m healing up now. I also haven’t...
    05-07-21, 12:07 PM
  • hektor2
    Early 40s. I/O right 3 yr ago. Surveillance. 3 mo later lymph nodes then 3xBEP. Been okay cancer wise since. Had low T 199 after chemo but felt okay and functional enough to live with it. Especially because I wanted to retain what was left of fertility and did not want to deal with cost of another...
    05-01-21, 05:53 AM
  • canadian
    TRT after 2nd orchiectomy. Any bloodwork to do beforehand, and tips on transition?
    Having a second orchitectomy, described in the 2x thread. But have a couple of TRT questions I figured I'd ask here.

    Bloodwork: I've heard mentioned it can be good to get some blood markers beforehand. Any I should aim for? I have already had T and free T measured as part of followup for...
    04-30-21, 07:45 PM
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Community Forums
Important messages for our members and guests.
520 6,822
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!
1,865 19,600
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.
311 989
dairy products
Before Diagnosis
Symptoms, questions, how to find out for sure!
2,425 16,331
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.
1,190 17,924
Recurrent seminoma
Coping with radiation, chemotherapy, RPLND, or surveillance: treatment issues, test results, surveillance reports. Talk about what's going on with you!
5,675 65,805
Discuss chemotherapy medications such as Cisplatin, Bleomycin, Etoposide, as well as medications such as Zofran and Aloxi to curb side effects such as nausea.
365 3,416
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.
1,171 11,363
by Davepet
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.
440 12,414
3 years
by Davepet
Losing both testicles poses unique challenges and adjustments, but cancer cannot define what or who we are.
212 2,221
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.
628 4,634
by Davepet
After treatment, all testicular cancer patients are on surveillance. Celebrate every good news milestone!
722 4,916
PP Pukucha
2 years all clear

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