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

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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Removal of testicle

In early stages depending on type, surgery is the first treatment and may be followed by radiation, chemo or observation.
Chemotherapy for advanced stages. Fortunately this is a very curable cancer even in advances stages.

In brief: Removal of testicle

In early stages depending on type, surgery is the first treatment and may be followed by radiation, chemo or observation.
Chemotherapy for advanced stages. Fortunately this is a very curable cancer even in advances stages.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Surgery first

Initial treatment invovles testicular removal.
Thereafter, depending on the stage & type of cancer, patients may need chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy. Even advacned cancers can be very successfully treated. Side effects are typically that seen with radiotherapy and chemotherapy but are of limited duration with good recovery.

In brief: Surgery first

Initial treatment invovles testicular removal.
Thereafter, depending on the stage & type of cancer, patients may need chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy. Even advacned cancers can be very successfully treated. Side effects are typically that seen with radiotherapy and chemotherapy but are of limited duration with good recovery.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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