Testicular cancer

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Testicular cancer

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Following organizations serve the condition "Testicular cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Testicular cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

http://www.4thangel.org

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

http://www.CancerHopeNetwork.org

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Testicular cancer" returned 605 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Spontaneous CD4(+) and CD8(+) T-cell responses directed against cancer testis antigens are present in the peripheral blood of testicular cancer patients.
 

Author(s): Hayden Pearce, Paul Hutton, Shalini Chaudhri, Emilio Porfiri, Prashant Patel, Richard Viney, Paul Moss

Journal: Eur. J. Immunol.. 2017 Jul;47(7):1232-1242.

 

Cancer/testis antigen (CTAg) expression is restricted to spermatogenic cells in an immune-privileged site within the testis. However, these proteins are expressed aberrantly by malignant cells and T-cell responses against CTAgs develop in many cancer patients. We investigated the ...

Last Updated: 30 May 2017

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International evaluation of the psychometrics of health-related quality of life questionnaires for use among long-term survivors of testicular and prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Marieke van Leeuwen, Jacobien M Kieffer, Fabio Efficace, Sophie D Fosså, Michel Bolla, Laurence Collette, Marc Colombel, Ugo De Giorgi, Bernhard Holzner, Lonneke V van de Poll-Franse, Hendrik van Poppel, Jeff White, Ronald de Wit, Susanne Osanto, Neil K Aaronson, , ,

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Understanding of the physical, functional and psychosocial health problems and needs of cancer survivors requires cross-national and cross-cultural standardization of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaires that capture the full range of issues relevant to cancer survivors. ...

Last Updated: 11 May 2017

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Incidence of Breast, Prostate, Testicular, and Thyroid Cancer in Italian Contaminated Sites with Presence of Substances with Endocrine Disrupting Properties.
 

Author(s): Marta Benedetti, Amerigo Zona, Eleonora Beccaloni, Mario Carere, Pietro Comba

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The aim of the present study was to investigate the incidence of breast (females), prostate, testicular, and thyroid cancer in the Italian National Priority Contaminated Sites (NPCSs), served by cancer registries, where the presence of endocrine disruptors (EDs), reported to be linked ...

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2017

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The terms "Testicular cancer" returned 68 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Genetic changes associated with testicular cancer susceptibility.
 

Author(s): Louise C Pyle, Katherine L Nathanson

Journal: Semin. Oncol.. 2016 Oct;43(5):575-581.

 

Testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT) is a highly heritable cancer primarily affecting young white men. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been particularly effective in identifying multiple common variants with strong contribution to TGCT risk. These loci identified through ...

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2016

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Andrological complications following retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer.
 

Author(s): Alessandro Crestani, Francesco Esperto, Marta Rossanese, Gianluca Giannarini, Nicola Nicolai, Vincenzo Ficarra

Journal: Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2017 Jun;69(3):209-219.

 

Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) is a fundamental surgical step in the treatment of testicular cancer. Nowadays, primary RPLND has partially lost its role in favour of active surveillance (for low risk stage I disease) and short cycle chemotherapy in non-seminomatous ...

Last Updated: 23 Nov 2016

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[Testicular Cancer: Diagnostics, Therapy and Follow Up].
 

Author(s): Martin Kälin, Laetitia Mauti, Miklos Pless

Journal: Praxis (Bern 1994). 2016 May;105(11):643-8.

 

Germ cell tumours represent a rare malignancy that affects mostly young men between 15 and 40 years of age. In approximately 50 % of the cases pure seminoma is found, 50 % non-seminomas are divided into hetrogenous subgroups. The initial therapeutic step usually is orchiectomy, further ...

Last Updated: 26 May 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2017

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Cause of Familial Testicular Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Testicular Cancer

 

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2017

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Short-term Testosterone Replacement in Testicular Cancer Survivors
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Testicular Cancer

 

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2017

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