• PhantomDX
    • Experience with Embryonal Carcinoma
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Way easier than expected. But definitely not a walk in the park either.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • PhantomDX
    • Experience with Embryonal Carcinoma
    over 6 years ago
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    Removal of testicle

    Procedure or Surgery

    Easiest part of the entire process

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. over 6 years ago
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    Oh No

    well we went to a sperm bank, got the news today that the sperm count was low (7million) and low motility (25%). we will be able to ...

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  2. over 6 years ago
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    Lung Surgery

    Other Care

    I forgot to mention that that after consulting with the testicular cancer "specialist" in Indiana, our oncologist concluded that he ...

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  3. over 6 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Well, here it is 7 mos after the last round of chemo and my husband is feeling pretty good- back to his usual activities. The HcG le...

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  4. over 6 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    we visited the oncologist yesterday, they told us the cancer was stage IIIb, nonseminoma testicular cancer. they told us he has prob...

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  5. over 6 years ago
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    Removal of testicle

    Procedure or Surgery

    surgery went well, no complications. the incision was larger that i anticipated. sore to the touch and somewhat painful, but nothing...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. over 6 years ago
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    Health insurance issue

    Oh No

    currenty have no health insurance. this didnt seem to be a problem while at the hospital, but the next week at a follow up appt to f...

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  7. over 6 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    i took my boyfriend to the ER thinking he had kidney stones, we found out he had testicular cancer and they would be removing the ri...

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    • Voltronx
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Other

    Side Effects

    After cancer, life hasn't been the same. Have occasional pain and the typical insecurity issues.

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    • Voltronx
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    September 2009. Finished all treatments and therapy.

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    • Voltronx
    • Experience with Testicular Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Physical Therapy

    Other Care

    Jun 2009. Start of physical therapy. I had difficulty walking after months in bed recovering.

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