testicular cancer

  1. Nelson Vergel

    What is Sperm Mapping ?

    "My patient was a testis cancer survivor. After living through surgery and chemotherapy, he now enjoys and savors every breath he takes. The reason he was in front of me was that he wanted children but was found to have no ejaculated sperm. Azoospermia, a sobering consequence of cancer or its...
  2. J

    26 y/o testicular cancer survivor, on TRT, living in constant joint pain

    I’m 26, 5’8" and 130lbs. I’ve been in and out of doctors’ offices for the past 6 years, mainly due to run-in with stage 1 testicular cancer which is now in remission, but what I’m most currently navigating through the medical system is what I’ve been told is low testosterone. My symptoms...
  3. Nelson Vergel

    A contrarian push to get men to check their testicles for lumps

    The official advice on whether men should regularly check their testicles for signs of cancer is: no, don't do it. But ever since he discovered a lump at the age of 17, health policy researcher Michael Rovito has been on a one-man mission to change the minds of the medical establishment. The...
  4. Nelson Vergel

    Testosterone deficiency in testicular cancer survivors

    Results concerning treatment of Testicular Germ Cell Cancer (TGCC) and subsequent risk of testosterone deficiency are conflicting. To systematically evaluate and estimate the risk of testosterone deficiency (TD) in TGCC-patients according to treatment to optimize follow-up and for prevention of...
  5. Nelson Vergel

    Can tanning increase the risk of testicular cancer?

    A gene important in skin tanning has been linked to higher risk for testicular cancer in white men, according to a study led by scientists from the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the University of Oxford in England. Nearly 80 percent of white men carry a variant form of this gene, which...
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