Patient Comments: Testicular Cancer - Treatments

Question:

What kinds of treatment, surgery, or therapy did you or your partner receive for testicular cancer? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Roman, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: December 13

I had a seminoma (testicular) cancer 1A when I was 33. Doctor found it during prevention check. Lucky me. I had a surgery and after that doctor is just checking blood markers plus doing CT scans. I am now over 5 years and still ok. My brother had a bladder cancer, also early stage, and it is more than 10 years now all ok. And my father's prostate cancer was found during prevention and after surgery no chemotherapy, he is more than 8 years now all ok. Life is nice and enjoy it every day. Don't waste any time.

Comment from: John A, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: June 20

I was age 30 when diagnosed in 1990. I had an uncle with testicular cancer in the 70's who did not survive. I had the testicle removed, subsequent lymph node dissection, and 6 months of chemo. I am now a 20 YEAR survivor. Life is good.

Cancer 101: Cancer Explained
FDA Logo

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Subscribe to MedicineNet's Cancer Report Newsletter

By clicking Submit, I agree to the MedicineNet's Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy and understand that I may opt out of MedicineNet's subscriptions at any time.