Where this testicular cancer information comes from
On this page are the major sources of information that we use to put together this section.
All our information is checked by cancer specialists and surgeons who specialise in treating cancer. The names of our specialist reviewers are at the end of this list. We also try to find patients to review all our sections. If you have had testicular cancer, live in the UK, and would like to become a patient reviewer, you can write to us by clicking on contact us.
Principles and practice of oncology (8th edition)
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Cancer and its management (6th edition)
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Guidelines on Testicular Cancer, P. Albers (chairman), W. Albrecht, F. Algaba, C. Bokemeyer, G. Cohn-Cedermark, K. Fizazi, A. Horwich, M.P. Laguna. European Association of Urology, 2012.
Management of adult testicular germ cell tumours
Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network, March 2011.
Link to the SIGN website
Testicular seminoma and non seminoma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow up. Oldenburg J, Fossa, S D, Nuver J, Heidenreich A, Schmoll H - J, Bokemeyer C, Horwich A, Beyer J, Kataja V Annals of Oncology, 2013 ,24 (supplement 6 ): vi125-vi132
Testicular seminoma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow up. Schmoll H, Jordan K, Huddart R, Laguna Pes M, Horwich A, Fizazi K, Kataja V. Annals of Oncology, 2010, 21 (supplement 5): V140-v146
Testicular non seminoma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow up. Schmoll H, Jordan K, Huddart R, Laguna Pes M, Horwich A, Fizazi K, Kataja V. Annals of Oncology, 2010, 21 (supplement 5): V147-v154
Guidelines on Male Infertility. GR Dohle, T Diemer, A Giwercman, A Jungwirth, Z Kopa, C Krausz. European Association of Urology, 2010. pages 52–3.
The effects of cancer treatment on reproductive functions. Guidance on management. Report of a working party. Royal College of Physicians, The Royal College of Radiologists, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2007.
Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), March 2006
Link to the NICE website
Referral for suspected cancer. A clinical practice guideline.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), June 2015.
Link to the referral guidelines on the NICE website
Screening for testicular cancer. Ilic D, Misso ML. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2011.
Medical treatment of advanced testicular cancer. Feldman D R, Bosl G J, Sheinfeld J, Motzer R J. Journal of the American Medical Association 2008; 299(6): 672-684.
Prof A Horwich PhD FRCP FRCR
Dr A Stockdale MBBS BSc MRCP FRCR
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