Items Tagged ‘Testicular Cancer’

June 27, 2013

Surveillance After Surgery Safe for Stage I Seminoma

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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 is a common form of testicular cancer. After surgery for early-stage (Stage I) disease, men may […]

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Tags: Stage I-II Testicular Cancer, Testicular Cancer


March 31, 2009

Regular Marijuana Use May Increase Risk of Testicular Cancer

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Men who frequently smoke marijuana may have an increased risk of developing nonseminoma testicular cancer, according to the results of a study published in Cancer.1 The testicles are located inside the scrotum (a sac of loose skin that lies directly under the penis). Testicular cancer—also called germ cell cancer—occurs in the tissues of one or […]

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Tags: Testicular Cancer