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Understanding testicular cancer

Understanding testicular cancer

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Published by BACUP in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

On cover: Cancer Information Service.

Statement(editor Maurice Slevin).
ContributionsSlevin, Maurice., Cancer Information Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination33p.
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22324148M
ISBN 10187040310X

We know there are over different types of cancer, but we do not know all the causes. There are two main types of testicular germ cell tumors: seminomas and non-seminomas. To find out more about cancer that started in another part of the body and spread to the testicles, read about that specific type of cancer. Another name for testicular cancer is testis cancer.

Surgery New types of treatment are being tested in clinical trials. Tests that examine the testicles are used to help diagnose non-germ cell testicular cancer. Seminomas usually occur in young men and are rare in boys. The even better news especially for those who do not want to subject themselves to the dangers of chemotherapy or radiation is that testicular cancer is also highly curable through natural alternative means. Treatment Option Overview Key Points There are different types of treatment for children and adolescents with testicular cancer.

Because of their large size and the limited space in the rest of the abdomen, these tumors often touch, compress, displace or outright invade major organs and blood vessels. I have not read them all, but the ones I have are very compelling and informative. The child lies on a table that slides into the MRI scanner, which takes pictures of the inside of the body. It has a sad ending, but it is highly recommended. The three basic types of treatment are surgeryradiation therapyand chemotherapy.


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Understanding testicular cancer Download PDF Ebook

Non-germ cell tumors: Tumors that begin in the tissues that surround and support the testicles. Surgery New types of treatment are being tested in clinical trials. These tumors may be benign or malignant.

Testicular germ cell tumors may be benign not cancer or malignant cancer. There are two main types of testicular germ cell tumors: seminomas and non-seminomas.

For Patients and Survivors

The child lies on a table that slides through the CT scanner, which takes x-ray pictures of the inside of the abdomen. As a result, these surgeries can involve multiple teams; take a long time sometimes Understanding testicular cancer book hours or more ; and, for the surgeon, can be quite demanding both mentally and physically.

The picture can be printed to be looked at later. Testing for Testicular Cancer A physical examination will typically reveal a firm lump mass in one of the testicles. While a few medical books at the bottom of the page discuss the nature and treatment of the disease, most of these books talk about cancer through a biography.

MRI is being investigated because it does not expose the patient to radiation and so, if it is shown to be as good at detecting relapses, it may be preferable to CT.

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Thank you all Understanding testicular cancer book for all your support. The echoes form a picture of body tissues called a sonogram. It's also more common in white males than in men of other races.

Follow-up tests may be Understanding testicular cancer book. Childhood testicular cancer that occurs before puberty is treated differently than cancer that develops after puberty in teenagers and adults. MRI magnetic resonance imaging : A procedure that uses a magnet and radio waves to make a series of detailed pictures of areas inside the body, such as the chest, abdomen, or pelvis.

CT scan CAT scan : A procedure that makes a series of detailed pictures of areas inside the body, such as the chest, abdomenor pelvistaken from different angles. For patients treated for stage I non-seminoma, a randomised trial Medical Research Council TE08 [44] showed that, when combined with the standard surveillance tests described above, 2 CT scans at 3 and 12 months were as good as 5 over 2 years in detecting relapse at an early stage.

The pediatric oncologist works with other pediatric health professionals who are experts in treating children with cancer and who specialize in certain areas of medicine. The pictures are made by a computer linked to an x-ray machine. And we did not raise enough funds through our campaign to cover all of our costs.Testicular Cancer.

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