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Testicular Cancer

Vigorous exercise reduces tiredness in testicular cancer survivors

High intensity interval training reduces tiredness and improves self-esteem for testicular cancer survivors.

‘I constantly see research improving outcomes for patients’ – Richard’s story

Three years ago, Richard was diagnosed with testicular cancer, and was treated with surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

Our milestones: Cisplatin – the story of a platinum-selling life-saver

This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Our milestones

In the latest in Our Milestones series, we go back to the 1970s to look at how Cancer Research UK scientists...

Aspirin could combat permanent hearing loss caused by cancer drug

Cancer Research UK has launched a new trial to see if high doses of aspirin might help avoid hearing loss in patients given the drug cisplatin.

UK testicular cancer awareness highest in EU says study

The UK has the highest rate of testicular cancer awareness in Europe, a new Cancer Research UK study has shown.

"More research needed" over testicular cancer cannabis link

A US study has suggested that the risk of testicular cancer appears to be higher among men who smoke cannabis, particularly those who use the drug regularly or have been...

Testicular cancer feels the heat

Scientists have suggested a reason why treatment for advanced testicular cancer produces such positive results compared to other forms of cancer.

'Evolutionary trade-off' links testicular cancer to tanning response

A DNA variation linked to testicular cancer may have emerged because it also helps protect light-skinned people from sun damage.

UK scientists identify first testicular cancer risk genes

Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) have identified the first inherited genetic risk factors for testicular cancer, a disease that affects around 2,100...

Fertility boost for testicular cancer patients

The vast majority of men who try to have a family, following treatment for testicular cancer, are able to father children - according to a report published today in the...