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

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The terms "Testicular cancer" returned 676 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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[Resolution of a treatment impasse by combining two Dutch laws regarding a patient with paranoid thoughts and a testicular cancer].
 

Author(s): G M Manschot, A J K Hondius, M M van Dijk, A Honig

Journal: Tijdschr Psychiatr. 2015 ;57(9):680-3.

 

Doctors dealing with patients who simultaneously have both psychiatric and somatic disorders often find themselves 'trapped' between two Dutch laws, the WBGO (the Law on the Medical Contract) and the Bopz (Law on Compulsory Admission to Psychiatric Hospitals). In order to illustrate ...

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2015

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[Treatment for stage I-testicular cancer should be assessed individually].
 

Author(s): Jan Oldenburg, Hege Sagstuen Haugnes, Olav Dahl, Åsa Karlsdottir, Carl W Langberg, Olbjørn Klepp, Arne Solberg, Torgrim Tandstad

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Last Updated: 28 Aug 2015

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The terms "Testicular cancer" returned 66 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A Meta-Analysis of the Relationship between Testicular Microlithiasis and Incidence of Testicular Cancer.
 

Author(s): Tao Wang, LuHao Liu, JinTai Luo, TaiSheng Liu, AnYang Wei

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There are many recent observational studies on testicular microlithiasis (TM) and risk of testicular cancer. Whether TM increases the risk of testicular cancer is still inconclusive. The objective of this updated meta-analysis was to synthesize evidence from clinical observational ...

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2015

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Testicular and inguinal lymph node metastases of medullary thyroid cancer: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Marialuisa Appetecchia, Agnese Barnabei, Vincenzo Pompeo, Steno Sentinelli, Roberto Baldelli, Salvatore Maria Corsello, Francesco Torino

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The involvement of the testis by metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma has never been described before. We describe the first case of metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma affecting testis and inguinal lymph nodes.

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2014

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Effect of endogenous and exogenous hormones on testicular cancer: the epidemiological evidence.
 

Author(s): Fabrizio Giannandrea, Donatella Paoli, Irene Figà-Talamanca, Francesco Lombardo, Andrea Lenzi, Loredana Gandini

Journal: Int. J. Dev. Biol.. 2013 ;57(2-4):255-63.

 

Testicular cancer is the most common type of malignancy in men aged 15-40 years. Although its incidence has increased over the past 40 years in most countries, the reasons for this rise are unclear. It has been suggested that a relative excess of endogenous estrogens during prenatal ...

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2013

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Cause of Familial Testicular Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Testicular Cancer

 

Last Updated: 18 Feb 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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