Testicular cancer

Prof. Karim Fizazi

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Testicular cancer

Treatment of testicular cancer

Testicular cancer usually arises from the germ cells which produce spermatozoa. There are two types of germinal tumours: seminomas and non-seminomas. Testicular cancer is usually detected as an enlargement of the testis.   

Multidisciplinary consultation

The management (diagnosis and treatment) of testicular cancer requires collaboration between doctors from a variety of specialties: chemotherapy, surgery, radiotherapy, radiology and pathology. They coordinate with private doctors from outside the Institute. Each major decision is taken at a meeting of the multidisciplinary consultative committee (RCP). In some cases the patient may need to attend the meeting.


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