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What is the process of testicular cancer treatment?

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Dr. Uma Swamy
Radiation Oncology 16 years experience
Depends: Depends on the type of testicular cancer.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

How effective is treatment for testicular cancer?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Very: In the old days, it was pretty much always fata l. Now we cure almost all Seminomas and the large majority of the others.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Which treatment works the best and fastest for testicular cancer?

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Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Tesicular Cancer: The most appropriate treatment is an orchiectomy or removal of the cancerous testicle. If caught early, that is - before any spread outside of the testicle, the prognosis is very good. Young men between age 18 -28 should be taught to do testicular self-examinations.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how is testicular cancer treatment different now and then?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: The success in the high "cure" for testicular cancer is the great medical advance that we would have never dreamed some 3-4 decades ago. Now, the benefit from its chemotherapy continues to impress us like never before. Detail? Ask oncologist timely.
A 21-year-old member asked:

How is testicular cancer treated? What are the side-effects of treatment?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Multiple approaches: Mutliple combinations of treatments are used very successfully. Usually surgical removal of that testes is first. Subsequently, chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy may be used depending on the cancer stage. Side effects of surgery are minor. Side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy are as described on healthtap but long-term side effects are less.

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