Testicular cancer

Common Name(s)

Testicular cancer

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Following organizations serve the condition "Testicular cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Testicular cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

http://www.4thangel.org

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

http://www.CancerHopeNetwork.org

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Testicular cancer" returned 697 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Metastatic testicular cancer presenting with liver and kidney dysfunction treated with modified BEP chemotherapy combined with continuous hemodiafiltration and rasburicase.
 

Author(s): Mai Kimakura, Toyofumi Abe, Akira Nagahara, Kazutoshi Fujita, Hiroshi Kiuchi, Motohide Uemura, Norio Nonomura

Journal: Anticancer Drugs. 2016 Apr;27(4):364-8.

 

A 25-year-old man was admitted to our hospital complaining of right scrotal pain and upper abdominal pain. A computed tomographic scan indicated a right scrotal mass, a huge liver mass, and multiple lung masses, although there was no enlarged retroperitoneal lymph node swelling. Laboratory ...

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2016

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Delay in Diagnosis of Testicular Cancer; A Need for Awareness Programs.
 

Author(s): Çiğdem Öztürk, Joke Fleer, Harald J Hoekstra, Josette E H M Hoekstra-Weebers

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To gain insight into patient and doctor delay in testicular cancer (TC) and factors associated with delay.

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2015

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Polygenic susceptibility to testicular cancer: implications for personalised health care.
 

Author(s): Kevin Litchfield, Jonathan S Mitchell, Janet Shipley, Robert Huddart, Ewa Rajpert-De Meyts, Niels E Skakkebæk, Richard S Houlston, Clare Turnbull

Journal: Br. J. Cancer. 2015 Nov;113(10):1512-8.

 

The increasing incidence of testicular germ cell tumour (TGCT) combined with its strong heritable basis suggests that stratified screening for the early detection of TGCT may be clinically useful. We modelled the efficiency of such a personalised screening approach, based on genetic ...

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2015

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The terms "Testicular cancer" returned 71 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Testicular Cancer: Diagnostics, Therapy and Follow Up].
 

Author(s): Martin Kälin, Laetitia Mauti, Miklos Pless

Journal: Praxis (Bern 1994). 2016 May;105(11):643-8.

 

Germ cell tumours represent a rare malignancy that affects mostly young men between 15 and 40 years of age. In approximately 50 % of the cases pure seminoma is found, 50 % non-seminomas are divided into hetrogenous subgroups. The initial therapeutic step usually is orchiectomy, further ...

Last Updated: 26 May 2016

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Cannabis exposure and risk of testicular cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): J Gurney, C Shaw, J Stanley, V Signal, D Sarfati

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The aetiology of testicular cancer remains elusive. In this manuscript, we review the evidence regarding the association between cannabis use and testicular cancer development.

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015

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PET/Computed Tomography in Renal, Bladder, and Testicular Cancer.
 

Author(s): Kirsten Bouchelouche, Peter L Choyke

Journal: PET Clin. 2015 Jul;10(3):361-74.

 

Imaging plays an important role in the clinical management of cancer patients. Hybrid imaging with PET/computed tomography (CT) is having a broad impact in oncology, and in recent years PET/CT is beginning to have an impact in urooncology. In both bladder and renal cancers, there ...

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2015

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Cause of Familial Testicular Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Testicular Cancer

 

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2016

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Shared Care Follow-up After Chemotherapy for Testicular Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Testicular Cancer

 

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2016

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Last Updated: 28 Apr 2016

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