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Stage IIIA
In stage IIIA, the testicular cancer is anywhere within the testicle, spermatic cord, or scrotum, and:
 
  • The cancer may have spread to one or more lymph nodes in the abdomen
  • The cancer has spread to distant lymph nodes or to the lungs
  • The level of one or more tumor markers may range from normal to slightly above normal.
     
Stage IIIB
In stage IIIB:
 
  • The testicular cancer is anywhere within the testicle, spermatic cord, or scrotum
     
  • The cancer may have spread to one or more nearby or distant lymph nodes or to the lungs
     
  • The level of one or more tumor markers may range from normal to high.
     
Stage IIIC
In stage IIIC:
 
  • The testicular cancer is anywhere within the testicle, spermatic cord, or scrotum
     
  • The cancer may have spread to one or more nearby or distant lymph nodes or to the lungs or anywhere else in the body
     
  • The level of one or more tumor markers may range from normal to very high.
     

Recurrent Testicular Cancer

Recurrent testicular cancer is cancer that has come back after treatment. The cancer may recur many years after the initial cancer, in the other testicle, or in other parts of the body.
 
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