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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Here are some: Brain tumors, benign or malignant, can present as headache, visual disturbance, balance problems, or gait disturbances, such as foot drop. Testicular ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darren Mack
11 years experience Urology
Depends on the type: Testicular cancer is usually confined to the testicle, but spread to other organs, metastases, do occur. The type of primary testicular tumor and it' ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gina Salcedo-samper
9 years experience Clinical Psychology
It's common.: It's common for approximately 30% of patients to experience Post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment, in which they experience impaired attention, memo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: First, know the facts: The likelihood for a 42-y-o man to have testicular is lowering now after its peak around 20-35 yrs. Second, learn how to do te ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes it can: Typically testicular cancer spreads to the lymph nodes in the abdomen; spread to the lungs is also quite common.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Relatively quickly.: Unfortunately, testicular cancer generally tends to grow rapidly relative to other cancers. It then tends to spread, in a fairly predictable pattern, ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
No: Cancer is not a transmissible disease like a bacterial or viral infection. Cancer is a mutation of genes in a group of cells that begin growing withou ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Very good & curable: What kind of testicular cance- seminoma vs non seminoma? How is the ldh? Afp?B-hcg? Any spreading to other organ besides lymph nodes? What therapy did ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Can help differentia: Tumor markers in testicular cancer such as beta HCG and AFP are not as specific as other markers like psa for prostate cancer, but can be useful in di ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Testicular cancers are more often detected late than early, known to spread early even after surgery, but the great news , thanks to our oncologists, ... Read More

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