Man becomes the fourth person in his family to have testicular cancer
Salesman Matt Inman-Shore first heard about testicular cancer when he was a boy - his father, grandfather and uncle had all been through it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: What young men need to know about testicular cancer
While testicular cancer is rare compared with other types of cancer, it is the most common cancer in American males ages 15 to 35. Testicular cancer is highly treatable, even when cancer has spread beyond the testicle. Several treatments or a combination of treatments are available, and long-term survival rates are greater than 90%. As a [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 19, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Diagnostic Radiation May Up Risk for Testicular Cancer
MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2020 -- The risk for testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT) is elevated in association with increased exposure to lower abdominal and pelvic diagnostic radiation, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in PLOS ONE. Kevin T. Nead,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Testicular Cancer Link to Below-the-Waist Scans, X-Rays? Testicular Cancer Link to Below-the-Waist Scans, X-Rays?
A case-control study finds that repeated exposure to diagnostic radiation below the waist is associated with increased risks of testicular cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

X-Rays And CT Scans May Increase Testicular Cancer Risk
In this study, researchers at Penn Medicine surveyed more than 1,200 men and found that having at least three X-rays or CT scans below the waist was associated with a 59 percent higher risk of developing testicular cancer. They say more research is needed, but efforts should be made to reduce radiation exposure in men by avoiding unnecessary scans, reducing radiation doses, and shielding the groin area when possible (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire)
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Testicular Cancer X-Ray Source Type: news

Medical imaging boosts men's testicular cancer risk
Early exposures to medical imaging can increase men's risk of developing testicular...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI reliable for characterizing scrotal, testicular lesions Mouse study links prenatal radiation to testicular cancer Portable gamma camera finds sentinel nodes in testicular cancer CT of testicular cancer associated with new malignancies Surveillance/chemo recommended for testicular cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Diagnostic imaging may increase risk of testicular cancer
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Early and repeated exposures to diagnostic imaging, such as X-rays and CT scans, may increase the risk of testicular cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 11, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Usually the First Sign of Testicular Cancer
What Is Usually the First Sign of Testicular Cancer? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 4, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Penn researchers receive $5.4 million grant to find genetic drivers of testicular cancer
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) A team of researchers led by Katherine L. Nathanson, MD, deputy director of the Abramson Cancer Center and the Pearl Basser Professor for BRCA-Related Research in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, was recently awarded $5.4 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health to continue the long-standing genomics work of the TEsticular CAncer Consortium. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The First Sign of Testicular Cancer?
Title: The First Sign of Testicular Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/12/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - October 12, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What Are the Five Warning Signs of Testicular Cancer?
Title: What Are the Five Warning Signs of Testicular Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - August 13, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

What Is Usually the First Symptom of Testicular Cancer?
Title: What Is Usually the First Symptom of Testicular Cancer?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - August 6, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Can Testicular Cancer Kill You?
Title: Can Testicular Cancer Kill You?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - August 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Testicular Seminoma During Transgender Woman Hormone Therapy Testicular Seminoma During Transgender Woman Hormone Therapy
Gender-affirming hormone therapy unmasked an unsuspected hCG-secreting testicular seminoma in a transgender woman. How was this case diagnosed?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Side effects of testicular cancer predicted by machine learning
(Technical University of Denmark) In collaboration with Rigshospitalet, researchers from DTU Health Technology have developed a machine learning model that can predict chemotherapy-associated nephrotoxicity, a particularly significant side effect in patients treated with cisplatin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 26, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Testicular symptoms: The three warning signs similar to COVID-19 – what are they?
TESTICULAR cancer is much more common in younger men with those in their 30s most at risk. There are three early warning signs of the deadly condition which are the same symptoms as COVID-19. What are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seminoma: Risk-Adapted Strategy Could Mean Less Toxic Chemo Seminoma: Risk-Adapted Strategy Could Mean Less Toxic Chemo
Early use of FDG-PET in chemotherapy can identify men with low-volume seminoma who have highly chemosensitive disease, enabling them to safely skip the standard chemotherapy regimen   with its toxicity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

'Less Is More' When it Comes to Testicular Cancer Chemo, Study Suggests
Title: 'Less Is More' When it Comes to Testicular Cancer Chemo, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study: Less Is More For Testicular Cancer Chemo
Cutting the amount of chemotherapy in half reduced serious side effects that can have a lifelong impact on a patient's health, said the team of British researchers. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Less Is More' When it Comes to Testicular Cancer Chemo, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, Jan. 9, 2020 -- Treatment with half the typical amount of chemotherapy can still prevent the return of one type of testicular cancer, a new study suggests. Giving patients with the " non-seminoma " form of testicular tumor just one cycle of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study Shows Efficacy of Single-Cycle BEP in Preventing Testicular Cancer Recurrence
Results of this phase III trial could change the current standard of care for treating nonseminomatous or combined germ cell tumors of the testis. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - January 8, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Kevin Wright Source Type: news

One - Cycle BE500P Seems Safe for High - Risk Early Testicular Cancer
Malignant recurrence rate was 1.3 percent at two years for one - cycle BE500P in high - risk early - stage disease (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

One-Cycle BE500P Seems Safe for High-Risk Early Testicular Cancer
MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2020 -- For high-risk stage 1 nonseminoma germ cell tumors of the testis (NSGCTT), one cycle of adjuvant bleomycin, etoposide (500 mg/m ²), and cisplatin (BE500P) is safe, resulting in a two-year malignant recurrence (MR) rate of 1.3... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Less chemotherapy may still prevent recurrence in testicular cancer
A clinical trial showed that giving men with testicular cancer one cycle of chemotherapy was as effective at preventing cancer from coming back as the two cycles normally used, and carried fewer side effects. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Testicular Cancer Relapse Can Be Prevented Even With Half The Amount Of Chemotherapy, Says New Study
A new study suggests that men could be spared some long-term toxic side effects without compromising the effectiveness of treatment by halving the amount of chemotherapy they receive after surgery. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

Testicular cancer: 'Kinder' chemotherapy is 'just as effective'
Doctors say the number of cycles of chemotherapy can be halved without increasing risk of a relapse. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Halving chemotherapy cycle could cut side effects for testicular cancer patients
A group of 250 men treated at hospitals in Birmingham were given chemotherapy for one three-week cycle instead of the usual two and it worked just as well. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half the amount of chemo prevents testicular cancer from coming back, new trial shows
(Institute of Cancer Research) Testicular cancer can be prevented from coming back using half the amount of chemotherapy that is currently used, a new clinical trial has shown.The new trial showed that giving men one cycle of chemotherapy was as effective at preventing men's testicular cancer from coming back as the two cycles used as standard. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Testicular cancer: What time of day you should check for symptoms of the deadly disease
TESTICULAR cancer is more common in younger men with men in their early 30s most likely to get the disease. Statistics state that six million men have never checked themselves and nearly half regularly forget to check. So how do you check for testicular cancer? Experts advise checking for symptoms at a certain time of day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men who regularly smoke cannabis increase risk of developing testicular cancer, study claims 
Men who regularly smoke cannabis increase their risk of developing testicular cancer, according to a study by US experts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Link Between Marijuana Use and Cancer, Except TGCT No Link Between Marijuana Use and Cancer, Except TGCT
A new meta-analysis finds insufficient evidence of an association between marijuana use and cancer, with the exception of testicular cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 27, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Dark Waters Tells the True Story of the Lawyer Who Took DuPont to Court and Won. But Rob Bilott ’s Fight Is Far From Over
Rob Bilott, a corporate lawyer-turned-environmental crusader, doesn’t much care if he’s made enemies over the years. “I’ve been dealing with this for almost three decades,” he says. “I can’t really worry about if the people on the other side like me or not.” Bilott used to be on the other side. The Todd Haynes-directed movie Dark Waters, now playing in theaters, tells the story of how the lawyer, played by Mark Ruffalo, switched allegiances. As happened in real life, the movie depicts Ruffalo’s Bilott as a lawyer who defends large chemical companies before he is approac...
Source: TIME: Health - November 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized movies onetime Source Type: news

Dark Waters Tells the True Story of the Lawyer Who Took DuPont to Court and Won. But Rob Bilott ’s Fight Is Far From Over
Rob Bilott, a corporate lawyer-turned-environmental crusader, doesn’t much care if he’s made enemies over the years. “I’ve been dealing with this for almost three decades,” he says. “I can’t really worry about if the people on the other side like me or not.” Bilott used to be on the other side. The Todd Haynes-directed movie Dark Waters, now playing in theaters, tells the story of how the lawyer, played by Mark Ruffalo, switched allegiances. As happened in real life, the movie depicts Ruffalo’s Bilott as a lawyer who defends large chemical companies before he is approac...
Source: TIME: Science - November 25, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized movies onetime Source Type: news

South Africa: 'Be Ballsy' - Faf Gets Those Undies Out Again to Challenge Men in Cancer Drive
[News24Wire] Springbok star Faf de Klerk has pulled the national underpants out again to kick off the "#FafChallenge" - to get men to check their "crown jewels" for signs of testicular cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Testicular cancer symptoms: An easily missed sign of the deadly disease
TESTICULAR cancer symptoms are important to recognise with there being no cure for cancer - spotting the symptoms early can make treatment more successful. One sign of the disease if it ’s spread to other parts of the body may be mistaken for a symptom of a less serious condition, the common cold. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DuPont: C8 Plaintiffs' Motion For Summary Judgment On Causation Should Be Denied
COLUMBUS, Ohio - E.I. du Pont de Nemours& Co. on Oct. 17 filed a brief in Ohio federal court arguing that the district court should deny the Plaintiff Steering Committee's (PSC) motion for summary judgment on issues related to general causation with regard to damages arising from kidney and testicular cancers in the multidistrict litigation related to perfluorooctanoic acid (known as C8) (In re: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. C8 Personal Injury Litigation, MDL No. 2433, No. 13-2433, S.D. Ohio). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - November 5, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Plaintiffs: Next Phase In Dupont C8 Case Should Include 2 Types Of Cancer
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Plaintiff Steering Committee (PSC) in the multidistrict litigation related to perfluorooctanoic acid (known as C8) on Oct. 16 filed a brief in Ohio federal court contending that the district court should adopt its proposed selections for the second multiplaintiff trial, which include both kidney and testicular cancer cases from West Virginia (In re: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. C8 Personal Injury Litigation, MDL No. 2433, No. 13-2433, S.D. Ohio). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - November 5, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Sentinel Node Biopsy in Clinical Stage I Testicular Cancer
Investigators report on long-term results of sentinel node (SN) approach in patients with clinical stage I testicular tumors. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leanne Marcello, MS Source Type: news

Matthew Wolfenden health: Emmerdale star admitted ‘I just got lower and lower and lower
MATTHEW WOLFENDEN is best known for playing the character, David Metcalfe in the popular ITV soap opera Emmerdale. The character David highlighted a health issue a few years back of testicular cancer, however, in real life, Matthew battled with his own health issue. What are the symptoms of his condition and how can one try to ease them? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Testicular cancer: Six signs the cancer has spread to other parts of the body
Testicular cancer occurs in the testicles , which are located inside the scrotum, a loose bag of skin underneath the penis. The cancer tends to mostly affect men between 15 and 49 years of age. Testicular cancer is highly treatable, even when cancer has spread beyond the testicle. Testicular cancer that has spread to other parts of the body may reveal itself in a number of ways. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Klinefelter syndrome: many men have an extra X chromosome – but it is rarely diagnosed
The genetic condition is one of the most common in the UK and may be a leading cause of infertility in men. Why does it so often go untreated?Three years ago, Paul (not his real name), now 31, went to the doctor with stomach pains. His blood test came back with low testosterone levels. “We went to see a urologist and he said bluntly that we wouldn’t have any options to have kids with my sperm – we would have to use a donor or adopt,” he says. “My wife immediately burst into tears.” The couple had been trying for a child since they married in 2015. Paul was also devasta ted. “It put...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Ammar Kalia Tags: Health & wellbeing Genetics Biology Science Fertility problems Society Source Type: news

Boy, nine months, is fighting a rare form of testicular cancer
Freddie Burgess-Shardlow has an ectomesenchymoma, a rare and fast-growing tumour of the nervous system or soft tissue. He is receiving treatment in Nottingham. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy, six, is diagnosed with testicular cancer
Jake Barksby, from Hucknall in Nottinghamshire, is thought to be one of the youngest patients with the disease in Britain - only eight children under nine are diagnosed each year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Testicular cancer: Four things you should know when self-examining - got the all-clear?
TESTICULAR CANCER is one of the less common cancers and tends to mostly affect men between 15 and 49 years of age. The cancer is easy to treat if detected early enough so it is important to know the signs. Here are four things you should know when examining yourself. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Testicular cancer: This popular food could help lower the risk of the disease
TESTICULAR CANCER in men doesn ’t have any known risk factors but there are around 2,400 new cases each year in the UK. What can you do to lower your risk of developing testicular cancer? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer kit earns student top prize at Design Innovation in Plastics competition
Daniella Kaligorsky, a student at the Technological University Dublin, won the 2019 Design Innovation in Plastics competition for her kit that shows how to conduct a selfexamination for breast cancer. A student at the Technological University Dublin has won the 2019 Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition for CHEKKIT, a kit that shows how to conduct a self examination for breast cancer. Third-year student Daniella Kaligorsky developed the kit, which includes models that simulate the breast and the physical symptoms of breast cancer. It includes a brochure that explains what to do and how to recognize 12 possible sy...
Source: MDDI - July 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Plastics Today Source Type: news

Scientists discover autoimmune disease associated with testicular cancer
(University of California - San Francisco) Using advanced technology, scientists at Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub, Mayo Clinic and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), have discovered an autoimmune disease that appears to affect men with testicular cancer.Called 'testicular cancer-associated paraneoplastic encephalitis,' the disease causes severe neurological symptoms in men. They progressively lose control of their limbs, eye movements, and speech. The disease begins with a testicular tumor, which may cause the immune system to attack the brain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Scientists discover autoimmune disease associated with testicular cancer
Technology that uncovered antibody has potential to identify other autoimmune diseases ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Using advanced technology, scientists at Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub, Mayo Clinic and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), have discovered an autoimmune disease that appears to affect men with testicular cancer. Called "testicular cancer-associated paraneoplastic encephalitis," the disease causes severe neurological [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - July 2, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

New Compound Could Make Chemotherapy More Effective
A research team from the Duke University Medical Center and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has uncovered a new compound with potential to make chemotherapy more effective in treating various cancers. The small-molecule inhibitor drug — JH-RE-06 — showed an ability to better-sensitize tumors to Cisplatin, the popular chemotherapy drug most often used for mesothelioma cancer patients. When combined with Cisplatin, the drug also showed an ability to prevent those tumor cells from becoming treatment resistant, a common problem with this rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The research was done on l...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - June 27, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Testicular cancer symptoms: The unusual sign in the groin to look out for
TESTICULAR cancer occurs in the testicles which are located inside the scrotum. The testicles produce male sex hormones and sperm for reproduction but when cells grow out of control cancer in the testicles occurs. There are four main signs of testicular cancer to be aware of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news