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

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The terms "Testicular cancer" returned 556 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

SEOM clinical guidelines for the management of germ cell testicular cancer (2016).
 

Author(s): J Aparicio, J Terrasa, I Durán, J R Germà-Lluch, R Gironés, E González-Billalabeitia, J Gumà, P Maroto, A Pinto, X García-Del-Muro

Journal: Clin Transl Oncol. 2016 Dec;18(12):1187-1196.

 

Testicular cancer represents the most common malignancy in males aged 15-34 years and is considered a model of curable neoplasm. Maintaining success, reducing treatment burden, and focusing on survivorship are then key objectives. Inguinal orchiectomy is the first recommended maneuver ...

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2016

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Incidence and Mortality of Testicular Cancer and Relationships with Development in Asia.
 

Author(s): Mostafa Sadeghi, Mahshid Ghoncheh, Abdollah Mohammadian-Hafshejani, Hamidreza Sadeghi Gandomani, Hosein Rafiemanesh, Hamid Salehiniya

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2016 ;17(9):4251-4257.

 

Testicular cancer is one of the most common cancers among young men between ages 20-34 in countries with high or very high levels of the Human Development Index (HDI). This study investigated the incidence and mortality of prostate cancer and the relationship with the HDI and its ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2016

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Testicular prosthesis: Patient satisfaction and sexual dysfunctions in testis cancer survivors.
 

Author(s): Francesco Catanzariti, Benedetta Polito, Massimo Polito

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We studied patient satisfaction about sexual activity after prosthesis implantation using validated questionnaires with the aim to discover if testicular prosthesis could be responsible of sexual dysfunctions (erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation).

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2016

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The terms "Testicular cancer" returned 66 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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2016

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Cause of Familial Testicular Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Testicular Cancer

 

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2017

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Swiss Austrian German Testicular Cancer Cohort Study - SAG TCCS
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Testicular Neoplasms

 

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2016

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