Items Tagged ‘testicular cancer’

Healthy and Cancer Free for 30 years.

February 22, 2018

Healthy and Cancer Free for 30 years.

By Andrew Andrew

30 years ago this month, I had a testicular cancer and it took a part of me and almost my life with a recurrence to my lymph nodes and spine a year later. I had chemo and radiation following. I spent several years dealing with my self-worth and self-value and feeling “incomplete”. The emotional scars […]

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Tags: cancer, chemo, Dr. Jesse Mills, featured, lymph nodes, Men's Health Month, patient stories, prosthesis, radiation, speaking engagement, testicular cancer, testicular prosthesis implant

Goober - "Good Times"

June 6, 2016

Goober – “Good Times”

By Goober Goober

Even during my summer of chemotherapy for M1b testicular cancer (I was in denial for six months as it kept growing rapidly), experiencing a myriad of nuclear imaging because of an unknown mass in my liver, and couple of surgeries I had because of my cancer, the very unpleasant times that I had turned into […]

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Tags: brain cancer, cancer survivorship, caretaker, chemotherapy, Dr. Mark S. Litwin, M1b testicular cancer, mass in my liver, nuclear imaging, oncology unit, Ovarian Cancer, patient stories, testicular cancer

November 1, 2008

Testicular Cancer Survivor Renews Life Plans

By uclahealth uclahealth

At 17, Roberto Martinez knew exactly what he wanted – to become a lawyer, earn lots of money and own an expensive home and a luxury car. A great job and an impressive salary would be his ticket to the top, Martinez thought. Then he was diagnosed with advanced testicular cancer. For Martinez, it was […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Jackie Casillas, LiveSTRONG, testicular cancer, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center