It’s in the Bag on the UH Bristol NHS website


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Our medical-focused sister website is your first port of call for everything you need to know about your treatment.

The site explains the diagnosis journey, including the scans and tests used to detect and measure testicular cancer. There’s also information to help you understand what’s happening once treatment actually starts.

You can find out what it’s really like to go through ultrasound, chemo and follow-up by reading the stories of patients who’ve gone before you. There’s also a section on the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) of specialists who’ll be assessing your case and deciding on the best course of action.

Our UH Bristol NHS site


Cancer Research UK

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As a world leader in cancer research, Cancer Research UK is an information source you can rely on. One whole section of their website is devoted to testicular cancer. Not only does it explain symptoms, causes, tests and treatments, it also gives you very sound advice on how to cope with cancer.

Cancer Research: Testicular Cancer


Macmillan Cancer Support

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Macmillan is another trustworthy source of information. Like Cancer Research, their website has a testicular cancer section, covering similar ground. There’s also a special section on teratoma that’s written specifically for teens and young adults. Macmillan specialise in getting the facts across in a way that’s clear and to the point.

Main testicular cancer section

Testicular cancer for teens/young adults

We do not have our own online forum, but some of our team have used the Macmillan one. If you would like to use it too, here is the link:

https://community.macmillan.org.uk/cancer_types/testicular-cancer/