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Do taller men need to be more aware of testicular cancer? by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 12:00am All men should be aware of their balls The story comes from a new paper by researchers from Yale University and the National Institutes of Health, who looked at all the existing studies on height and testicular cancer. They ended up combining the results of 13 studies, all of which focused on adult men. They found that for every ... Read on »
Testicular cancer survival rates 'soaring' in UK by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 29 Jul 2013 9:44pm Growing awareness of the cancer is believed to be partly behind the rise By James Gallagher The overwhelming majority of men with testicular cancer are now surviving for at least 10 years, figures released by the charity Cancer Research UK show. They show survival rates in the UK soared to 96% in 2009, much higher than i ... Read on »
Testicular Cancer: More Common Males 15 to 34 by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted Sun 28 Nov 2010 8:14am 1 Comment Compared with other types of cancer, testicular cancer is rare. But testicular cancer is the most common cancer in American males between the ages of 15 and 34. Testicular cancer occurs in the testicles (testes), which are located inside the scrotum, a loose bag of skin underneath the penis. The testicles produce male sex hormones and sperm ... Read on »
Testicular Cancer May Cause Positive Pregnancy Test Results by Robyn Nazar, RN BSN Posted Thu 08 Nov 2012 12:00am Guest Post by David Cooper A primary chemical produced by testicular cancer may cause a false positive pregnancy test for males. Testicular cancer causes the production of the chemical, beta human chorionic gonadotrophin (beta-HCG). Developing placenta also produces this chemical, causing a pregnancy test to give a positive re ... Read on »
Cancer by Serene Ambition Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 2:09am By Vince DiBianca | Bio Over the last year or two, I’ve found myself surrounded by family and friends who have been diagnosed with cancer of different forms. I’d say the number amounts to a dozen people. Of these, only two are in remission (breast cancer and testicular cancer). Six have passed away (after lengthy chemo/radiation) and the remainin ... Read on »
Putting lung cancer under the magnifying glass by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Aug 2013 12:00am Lung cancer cells (Image from the Cancer Research UK LRI EM Unit) Lung cancer isn’t one of our most impressive success stories. While we have much to celebrate for many other cancers – like testicular cancer, which nearly all men now survive – lung cancer remains a stubborn foe. Yes, decades of crucial tobacco control measures ... Read on »
News digest – testicular cancer, proton beam therapy, lung cancer screening and more by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Aug 2013 12:00am The latest cancer news The week started with good news – almost all UK men with testicular cancer now survive their disease, according to figures we released on Monday. The Guardian and Daily Mail have more info. And men with advanced, incurable prostate cancer who are treated with the latest drugs have nearly three times the li ... Read on »
Man Pees on Pregnancy Test Stick And Finds Out He Has Testicular Cancer by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 13 Nov 2012 5:03pm The man pees on the test stick and it shows positive, but this does not mean he is pregnant of all things:)  He posts it on the web and the first comment to his story told him to get tested for testicular cancer.  Pregnancy tests check for a pregnancy hormone called Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG).  Now men also have the hormone if they have ... Read on »
Boys with Undescended Testicles at Higher Risk for Testicular Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Thu 29 Nov 2012 9:00am If testes don't descend, these males may need to be monitored for later malignancy Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects , Testicular Cancer , Testicular Disorders Read on »
Testicular Cancer And Marijuana: More Reefer Madness? by k Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 11:02am There are benefits to everything God put on this great, green earth. Everything has it’s own purpose and abuse of those things may hold some consequences. Marijuana has some medicinal purposes but let’s be honest, most use it for recreational purposes. I think most of have seen the old scare tactic film, Reefer Madness. As if you needed anoth ... Read on »