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Youngest testicular cancer survivor

At 3 years of age a British boy is the youngest survivor of testicular cancer after surgery and chemotherapy to a swollen testicle brought a remission, but also a side effect of hepatic failure. Doctors believe his fertility should be preserved. Testicular cancer is more common between 15 to 44 years old and has an excellent prognosis.

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About: Youngest testicular cancer survivor

Date: 27 August 2005

Source: News telegraph

Author: Nigel Bunyan


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