Testicular cancer

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What is testicular cancer?

Testicular cancer is cancer that starts in the testicles, the male reproductive glands located in the scrotum.

Common symptoms reported by people with testicular cancer

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with testicular cancer

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Stresam)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Methadose)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Paxil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Insomnia (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
testicular cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
testicular cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Pristiq)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with testicular cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with testicular cancer

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Stresam)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Methadose)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Paxil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
testicular cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
testicular cancer (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Pristiq)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
erectile dysfunction
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with testicular cancer, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has testicular cancer on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 21
40s 20
50s 10
60s 5
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 7
30-39 years 10
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

3% Female
97% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 40
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from testicular cancer patients who have completed their condition history
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