Testicular Cancer - Surgery
Testicular cancer may be treated with:
- Surgery to remove a testicle (radical inguinal
orchiectomy). Nearly all men with testicular cancer have this surgery.
- Surgery to remove lymph nodes in the pelvis and lower back (retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, or RPLND). This may be used for nonseminoma cancer.
- Surgery to remove other areas of cancer if it has spread in the body. This is done for nonseminoma cancer, either before or after having chemotherapy.
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January 04, 2013
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