Testicular Cancer Stories

Testicular cancer most often begins in germ cells (cells that make sperm). It is rare and is most frequently diagnosed in men 20-34 years old. Most testicular cancers can be cured, even if diagnosed at an advanced stage. (National Cancer Institute)

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Rick Henrikson

• Diagnosis: Seminoma, Stage 1
• 1st Symptoms: Noticed one testicle larger than the other, dull pain
• Treatment: Orchiectomy (surgical removal of one testicle), neoadjuvant chemo (1 infusion of Carboplatin)
• Status: Remission