Based on the screening and diagnosis, which confirms the type, stage and origin of cancer, a single or a combination of treatments is recommended by our specialists.
These treatments will also be based on an individual’s health condition and family medical history. The commonly used treatments are:
Surgery might be suggested to remove either one or both of the testicles, entirely. A few surrounding lymph nodes and healthy tissue may also be removed as a preventive measure to stop the cancer from spreading any further.
Radiation therapy is the use of high-energy rays to eliminate cancerous cells. These radiations can be internal or external. In external radiation, a machine is made to target the radiation directly at the cancerous area.
In internal radiation, a small seed or device filled with radioactive substances is placed in the cancerous area. This allows the radiation to target the cancer cells locally. This treatment is more common in treating seminomas.
Chemotherapy is the use of drugs and medicines to destroy cancer cells. It is a type of systemic treatment where the cells that have travelled to other body parts can also be eliminated. Chemotherapy drugs travel through the bloodstream and can be taken orally or intravenously.
In advanced stages of cancer, stem cell treatments are suggested along with chemotherapy to administer healthy cells in the body.