Cancer is caused by malignant (cancerous) cells that grow and multiply without control. When cancer begins in the tissues of a testicle, it is called testicular cancer.
Adjuvant therapy is a term used to describe interventions given before or after tumor surgery to maximize the effectiveness of cancer treatment, which includes chemotherapy, radiation and the newer targeted and biological therapies.
Claire & John Bertucci
The Claire & John Bertucci Center for Genitourinary Cancers is one of the largest, most experienced centers in New England for the treatment and care of patients with bladder, kidney, prostate and other genitourinary cancers.
The Clinic for Reproductive Health and Cancer at Massachusetts General Hospital provides guidance on fertility preservation for cancer patients to help protect their future reproductive options.
Specialists in the Genitourinary Program in the Department of Radiation Oncology are renowned for their expertise in using advanced radiation therapies to treat cancers of the urinary tract (males and females) and the reproductive tract (males).
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