Testicular cancer

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Testicular cancer

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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

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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

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The terms "Testicular cancer" returned 616 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Isolated Testicular Metastasis from Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Alberto Bonetta, Daniele Generali, Silvia Paola Corona, Gianni Cancarini, Sarah Grazia Brenna, Chiara Pacifico, Giandomenico Roviello

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BACKGROUND Prostatic adenocarcinoma is the most frequently diagnosed carcinoma in the male population; the most common sites of secondary lesions are nodes, bones, and lungs. We report the clinical case of a 58-year-old man presenting with a single metastasis in the left testis after ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Spontaneous CD4and CD8T-cell responses directed against cancer testis antigens are present in the peripheral blood of testicular cancer patients.
 

Author(s): Hayden Pearce, Paul Hutton, Shalini Chaudhri, Emilio Porfiri, Prashant Patel, Richard Viney, Paul Moss

Journal: Eur. J. Immunol.. 2017 07;47(7):1232-1242.

 

Cancer/testis antigen (CTAg) expression is restricted to spermatogenic cells in an immune-privileged site within the testis. However, these proteins are expressed aberrantly by malignant cells and T-cell responses against CTAgs develop in many cancer patients. We investigated the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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International evaluation of the psychometrics of health-related quality of life questionnaires for use among long-term survivors of testicular and prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Marieke van Leeuwen, Jacobien M Kieffer, Fabio Efficace, Sophie D Fosså, Michel Bolla, Laurence Collette, Marc Colombel, Ugo De Giorgi, Bernhard Holzner, Lonneke V van de Poll-Franse, Hendrik van Poppel, Jeff White, Ronald de Wit, Susanne Osanto, Neil K Aaronson, , ,

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Understanding of the physical, functional and psychosocial health problems and needs of cancer survivors requires cross-national and cross-cultural standardization of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaires that capture the full range of issues relevant to cancer survivors. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Testicular cancer" returned 75 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Genetic changes associated with testicular cancer susceptibility.
 

Author(s): Louise C Pyle, Katherine L Nathanson

Journal: Semin. Oncol.. 2016 Oct;43(5):575-581.

 

Testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT) is a highly heritable cancer primarily affecting young white men. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been particularly effective in identifying multiple common variants with strong contribution to TGCT risk. These loci identified through ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Andrological complications following retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer.
 

Author(s): Alessandro Crestani, Francesco Esperto, Marta Rossanese, Gianluca Giannarini, Nicola Nicolai, Vincenzo Ficarra

Journal: Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2017 Jun;69(3):209-219.

 

Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) is a fundamental surgical step in the treatment of testicular cancer. Nowadays, primary RPLND has partially lost its role in favour of active surveillance (for low risk stage I disease) and short cycle chemotherapy in non-seminomatous ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Role of DNA repair machinery and p53 in the testicular germ cell cancer: a review.
 

Author(s): Francesco Jacopo Romano, Sabrina Rossetti, Vincenza Conteduca, Giuseppe Schepisi, Carla Cavaliere, Rossella Di Franco, Elvira La Mantia, Luigi Castaldo, Flavia Nocerino, Gianluca Ametrano, Francesca Cappuccio, Gabriella Malzone, Micaela Montanari, Daniela Vanacore, Vincenzo Quagliariello, Raffaele Piscitelli, Maria Filomena Pepe, Massimiliano Berretta, Carmine D'Aniello, Sisto Perdonà, Paolo Muto, Gerardo Botti, Gennaro Ciliberto, Bianca Maria Veneziani, Francesco De Falco, Piera Maiolino, Michele Caraglia, Maurizio Montella, Ugo De Giorgi, Gaetano Facchini

Journal: Oncotarget. 2016 Dec;7(51):85641-85649.

 

Notwithstanding the peculiar sensitivity to cisplatin-based treatment, resulting in a very high percentage of cures even in advanced stages of the disease, still we do not know the biological mechanisms that make Testicular Germ Cell Tumor (TGCT) "unique" in the oncology scene. p53 ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2017

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WATChmAN Virtual Testicular Cancer Clinic
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Testicular Cancer

 

Last Updated: 27 Dec 2017

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Short-term Testosterone Replacement in Testicular Cancer Survivors
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Testicular Cancer

 

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2017

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