Stage I-II Testicular Cancer

Surveillance After Surgery Safe for Stage I Seminoma (06-27-2013)

For men who undergo surgery for Stage I seminoma, surveillance appears to be a safe alternative to immediate chemotherapy or radiation therapy. These results were presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Seminoma... Continue Reading

Testicular Cancer Rates on the Rise (06-24-2013)

The incidence of testicular cancer continued to rise in the United States over the past decade, most notably among Hispanic men, according to the results of a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association in San Diego, California.... Continue Reading

Marijuana May Increase Risk of Testicular Cancer (09-21-2012)

Recreational marijuana use may increase the risk of developing subtypes of testicular cancer that have a worse prognosis, according to the results of a study published early online in the journal¬†Cancer. Testicular cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed... Continue Reading

Low-Dose CT Scans Effective for Surveillance of Early Testicular Cancer (06-15-2011)

Low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans provide a reliable method for surveillance and reduce radiation exposure by 40-60% among patients with Stage I testicular cancer. These results were recently presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the American... Continue Reading

New Genes Linked to Testicular Cancer (06-28-2010)

Scientists have discovered three new genes associated with testicular cancer, according to the results of a study published in Nature Genetics.[1] Testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in men ages 15 to 45. The incidence of testicular cancer... Continue Reading

Men with Infertility May Have Increased Risk of Testicular Cancer (03-8-2009)

Men with Infertility May Have Increased Risk of Testicular Cancer Men with infertility are three times more likely to develop testicular cancer compared with fertile men, according to the results of a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.[1] The... Continue Reading

Single Dose of Carboplatin as Effective as Radiation Therapy for Testicular Cancer (03-8-2009)

Single Dose of Carboplatin as Effective as Radiation Therapy for Testicular Cancer Among men with Stage I seminoma (a type of testicular cancer), post-surgery treatment with a single dose of the chemotherapy drug carboplatin is as effective as two to... Continue Reading