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2008-10-06 21:00:11

Carboplatin, which is often used to treat ovarian and lung cancer, can replace radiotherapy to cure early-stage seminoma, a Medical Research Council study has found.The drug is being hailed as a "safer cure" for the cancer by experts, with fewer long-term risks.About 40 to 45 per cent of testicular cancers are early-stage seminoma and between 780 and 880 men are diagnosed with this stage of the disease each year in the UK.In the early stages the cancer is either confined to the testicle or...

2008-10-06 18:00:11

A single jab of a chemotherapy drug can cure a common type of testicular cancer, researchers said today. Carboplatin, which is often used to treat ovarian and lung cancer, can replace radiotherapy to cure early-stage seminoma, a study found.

2008-10-06 08:15:00

By LYNDSAY MOSS HEALTH CORRESPONDENT A COMMON form of testicular cancer can be cured with a single jab of chemotherapy, researchers revealed yesterday. Carboplatin - currently often used to treat ovarian and lung cancer - could replace the need for radiotherapy in men with early- stage seminoma.

2008-10-02 15:01:04

To: HEALTH EDITORS Contact: Theresa Morrow of Men's Health Network, +1-202-543-6461 ext. 104 WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation (SKTCF) is pleased to announce it is joining forces with Men's Health Network (MHN).

2008-09-17 21:00:25

By Paul Westmoore A state study of cancer incidents released Tuesday for the towns of Lewiston and Porter, including the Lewiston-Porter School District campus, apparently turned up no conclusive results.

2008-09-16 18:00:33

ENGLAND ace Theo Walcott has backed a Merseyside- based testicular cancer awareness charity. The 19-year-old, who scored a hat-trick for England last week, offered his support to charity www.checkemlads.com, run by testicular cancer survivor Philly Morris, of Wirral.

2008-08-23 18:00:30

DOCTORS have called on the Welsh Assembly Government to develop policies to tackle serious issues of men's health. The call comes as Wales' Grand Slam-winning captain RyanJones is raising awareness of testicular cancer in young men.

2008-08-20 03:00:00

TRADITIONALLY, Scottish men have had the strong, silent approach when it comes to their own health.

2008-08-19 00:00:30

By Liz Perkins Grand Slam winning captain Ryan Jones is today calling on young men to "check their balls" in a drive to reduce testicular cancer. The Ospreys No 8 is getting involved in the drive, which will see hundreds of waterproof shower cards and posters placed in changing rooms across Wales.

2008-08-19 00:00:30

Twenty five years ago prostate cancer was talked about only in whispers, evidence of a prudish attitude that must have cost countless male lives.


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