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Testicular Cancer Support

For people with testicular cancer, support groups may provide help in dealing with the disease. Testicular cancer support groups enable people with the disease to share what they have learned about coping with the emotional and practical aspects of the cancer and its treatment. Meeting with counselors, social workers, or members of the clergy may also be helpful for those who want to talk about their feelings or discuss their concerns.

Testicular Cancer Support: An Introduction

Living with testicular cancer is not easy, and some people find that they need help coping with the emotional and practical aspects of their disease.
 

Testicular Cancer Support Groups

Some people who are living with testicular cancer find support groups to be helpful. In these groups, patients or their family members get together to share what they have learned about coping with the disease and the effects of testicular cancer treatment. Testicular cancer support groups may offer help in person, over the telephone, or on the Internet.
 

Testicular Cancer Support From Your Healthcare Providers

People with testicular cancer may worry about:
 
  • Caring for their families
  • Keeping their jobs
  • Continuing daily activities
  • Testicular cancer treatments
  • Managing side effects, hospital stays, and medical bills.
     
Doctors, nurses, and other members of the healthcare team can answer questions about treatment, working, and other concerns.
 

Testicular Cancer Support: Using Other Counselors

Meeting with a social worker, counselor, or member of the clergy can be helpful to those who want to talk about their feelings or discuss their concerns. Often, a social worker can suggest resources for financial aid, transportation, home care, or emotional support.
 
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