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CURE’s testicular cancer page features the latest cancer news and updates on testicular cancer Through articles, videos, podcasts, and more, CURE brings readers the insights of experts, cancer survivors, patients, and advocates to ensure everyone is up to date in testicular cancer.

Chemo-Related Hearing Loss Is Common in Survivors of Testicular Cancer, Other Cancer Types

March 6th 2023

With 74% of testicular cancer survivors reporting hearing loss in a recent study, one expert advised patients to advocate for themselves and their hearing before, during and after cancer treatment with cisplatin-based chemotherapy.

Chemo-Related Hearing Loss May Have Emotional, Social Impacts in Testicular Cancer Survivors

January 12th 2023

Testicular cancer survivors who were treated with cisplatin-based chemotherapy may have hearing loss or ringing of the ears, which may significantly affect certain parts of life including sleep and concentration, among other factors.

Testicular Cancer Survivorship Lasts a Lifetime

December 21st 2022

As part of its Speaking Out video series, CURE® spoke with Michael J. Rovito, on behalf of the Testicular Cancer Foundation, about survivorship.

Triathlons Helped Three-Time Cancer Survivor 'Love Every Single Day' of His Life

December 8th 2022

Robert Atteberry never gave up, even after three cancer diagnoses, and has found a motivation and passion for competing in triathlons during survivorship.

Patients With Testicular Cancer ‘Should Not Shy Away’ from Seeking Mental Health Services

December 7th 2022

Study findings showed that anxiety and depression may not decrease over time in patients with testicular cancer, emphasizing the importance of discussing symptoms with cancer teams.

Age, Treatment Type May Increase Mental and Sexual Side Effects Among Testicular Cancer Survivors

December 5th 2022

Testicular cancer survivors should talk with their care team if they are experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression or sexual dysfunction.

ESPN Analyst Dick Vitale Announces He is Cancer-Free, WHO Deems Firefighting a Cancer-Causing Profession and More

August 19th 2022

From ESPN analyst Dick Vitale announcing he is cancer-free months following a lymphoma diagnosis to a Speedo-clad race in South Africa to raise awareness for cancer, here’s what’s happening in the oncology space this week.

Staying Aware With Self-Checks After Surviving Testicular Cancer

March 4th 2022

During his college years, Matt Froestad received the diagnosis not once but twice following self-exams.

Goal-Focused Therapy May Improve Distress in Testicular Cancer Survivors

October 27th 2021

An intervention strategy focused on goal pursuit and skill building may be the ticket to helping reduce high emotional distress levels experienced by young adult survivors of testicular cancer.

Here's Why Collaboration Is Important for Progress in Genitourinary Cancers

September 26th 2021

It is important that the whole community understand that basic research and clinical trials can continue to improve outcomes for patients with genitourinary cancer.

Inside the Shifting Treatment Landscape for Advanced Genitourinary Cancers

September 25th 2021

In this special issue of CURE®, we spoke with patients and health care providers about fertility issues, treatment advancements and other topics related to kidney, prostate, testicular and bladder cancers.

What Patients With Testicular Cancer Should Know About Fertility

September 17th 2021

Despite a testicular cancer diagnosis, men have options when it comes to starting or growing their family.

Survivor and Former CrossFit Commentator Helps Others Get Fit After Cancer

July 21st 2021

After a testicular cancer diagnosis in 2011, CrossFit helped Rory Mckernan get his health back on track. Now, he is helping other cancer survivors do the same.

Testicular Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk for Mental Health Distress

February 5th 2021

Survivors of testicular cancer sought out mental health services more often than the general population, according to recent research.

One Man's Journey with Testicular Cancer Inspired Him to Share Jokes with Others

November 11th 2020

One man discovered that his experience with testicular cancer inspired jokes he could share with others.

After A Positive Experience While Receiving Treatment for Testicular Cancer, Student Pilot Volunteers to Transport Pets in Need

September 28th 2020

After enjoying visits from therapy dogs during treatment for testicular cancer, a student pilot decides to volunteer to transport pets needing rescue, shelter or adoption.

A Cancer Survivor's Love of Flying Propels a Passion for Volunteering

April 9th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a testicular cancer survivor who is using his love of flying to give back to the community, including volunteering for Pilots N Paws, a nonprofit organization that assists in the transportation of rescue animals and animals in need of medical treatment.

Long-Term Marijuana Use May Raise Men's Testicular Cancer Risk

December 4th 2019

Marijuana use is gaining cultural acceptance as a way to ease discomfort in patients with cancer, but is it safety is still unclear.

Live for Today: One Testicular Cancer Survivor's Journey to Advocacy

October 24th 2019

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Scott Petinga, who was diagnosed with and overtreated for his stage 1 testicular cancer, about his journey and how he now advocates for other patients.

God Carried Us Through My Son's Battle with Testicular Cancer

July 12th 2019

There are many instances I could tell you about when and how God carried us through my son’s battle with testicular cancer. The right things happened at the most opportune times.

Striking a Match: Pairing Patients with Survivor Mentors

June 5th 2019

The founder of Imerman Angels explains how the organization pairs patients with survivors who can mentor them through the cancer experience.

The Long Haul: Facing the Long-Term Side Effects of Testicular Cancer

February 21st 2019

Testicular cancer is very curable, but survivors may face long-term side effects of treatment.

My Magical Reading Journey

January 2nd 2019

My journey as a reader and a cancer patient/survivor were both marked with highs and lows, but now are important parts of my daily life.

Finding Forgiveness For Cancer-Related Missteps

December 18th 2018

Two wrongs don't make a right.

There's Snow News Like Good News

December 13th 2018

Winter Storm Diego delivered two things... three days off from work and a set of clean scans!

Scott Hamilton: When Fear Flips

December 6th 2018

For this episode of the CURE Talks Cancer podcast, we spoke with Scott Hamilton, an Olympic gold medalist, cancer survivor and founder of the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation

One Cancer Survivor's Views on Religion

November 28th 2018

These are my thoughts on religion and cancer, but they may not be yours. Either way, I ask you to keep an open mind.

An Open Letter About the Misuse of No Shave November

November 16th 2018

Whether you call it No Shave November, Movember or Novembeard, it's important to remember it's all about men's health.

How to Write Your Cancer Story

November 10th 2018

As an avid writer about my testicular cancer experiences, I'm sharing my writing process.

How to Make the Most of No Shave November

November 4th 2018

It's more than the beard. It's about men's health.