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Oncologists Testicular Cancer
First of all,: ..Do you? If not, please see your doc about any new problems down there. If you do, get your family doc to set you up with a good team of cancer specialists including urologist, medical oncologist, and maybe a radiation oncologist (depends on the situation) so you can get good treatment. Good news is that testicular cancer is highly curable most of the times. Best to you. ...Read more
Have read the doubling time for nonseminoma testicular cancer is 10-30 days. What's the doubling time for seminoma?
Can't say: You need to consult with an oncologist for this answer. There are many variables. Ask your family physician for a referral. ...Read more
Is it possible for testicular cancer to have spread after early detection and removal? One month has passed since the tumor was removed.
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, is virtually they can be cured even with spread , by availability of excellent chemotherapy, best example is cyclist l aramstrong. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have nonseminoma testicular cancer and have to have chemotherapy. What side effects will i be experiencing? What types of activities are restricted?
Here a few highlight: I am sure your oncologist will educate you before giving you chemo. In general, chemo for testicular cancer is associated with considerable side effects like nausea/vomiting and low blood counts which can make you feel weak(due to anemia) and also at some risk for infections. But the treatment course is shorter than any other cancer. So it is 3 months of inconvenience but a likely high cure proba. ...Read more
6 weeks after adjuvent carboplatin for testicular cancer after an orciectomy i feel sick every day and have wind?
A few: First, an urologist will evaluate and remove the affected testicle. Then, you would see a medical oncologist and maybe also a radiation oncologist (depending on the kind) to get additional treatment if necessary or at least to get follow up. This is a very curable disease even if advanced. Be safe and happy holidays. ...Read more
Husband - germ cell testicular cancer! tumor marker at800 .Did 6cycles of chemo! dr says we have to face the inevitable! is there any other treatments?
Need more informatio: Testicular cancer is one of the cancer that is very responsive to therapy and is one of things that we can cure.So, unfortunately, it is hard to answer your question as a lot more information is needed to really see what is going on and then hopefully able to give you better and reliable answer. Provide us with more info or the best way is to d/w your oncologist in detail about your question. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Most testis cancer: Is confined to the testis. When spread is suspect, particularly with markers (hcg/afp), more complex imaging (ct's, head, chest, abdomen, pelvis) is done. Testis almost always spreads to abdominal & pelvic nodes before distantly to lungs and brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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