Testicular Cancer Stages
the cancer is found in your testicle, your doctor will perform some test to determine its stage; he will
recommend a chest and abdominal CT scan and a chest x-ray. The x-ray can show if the cancer has invaded the
lungs, whereas the CT scan will provide information about the spreading of the cancer into lymph nodes in the
abdomen. In addition, your doctor may recommend an intravenous pyelogram (IVP) to explore the urinary tract; and
a lymphangiography, which allows him to visualize the lymphatic system.
In general, testicular
cancer evolves in three stages:
- Stade I - the cancer is still limited to
- Stade II - the cancer has invaded the abdominal lymph
- Stage III - the cancer has reached nearby lymph nodes and other
parts of the body: lungs, liver, bones or brain
- Recurrence: the cancer has returned after treatment.
Testicular Cancer Treatment