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toogray
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Joined: Aug 2005

Five year ago i had kidney cancer of the left kidney and it was tottaly removed and now i have a hard mass the size of a dried bean on my left testical.I went to my regular doctor friday she would not speculate on what it was.She set me up for a ultra sound and to see a urologist for the same day.I have a couple of questions.1 why did she act like i was too old to have it I am fifty and everything I read said that it is very possible for me to have it.2 I asked her if my cancer for my kidney could have spread there since it is slow growning and they did not check down there when i had kidney cancer.And just to let you know I had no signs of kidney cancer and I was stage 3.can anyone give me some advice on these matters

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dennisking
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Joined: Feb 2005

I had testicular cancer when I was 31 and they told me I was to old. Testicular cancer is very treatable and it souns like you may have caught it in the early stage. Good luck with treatment if any is needed.

RhodyYankeeFan
Posts: 1
Joined: Oct 2007

I am 54, one month post-op for seminoma stage 1, never had any cancer before. No such thing as too rich, too lean, or too old for TC, I guess. I feel lucky in many ways, particularly getting to good doctors right away.

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