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Progress Against Testicular Cancer. 1970–1979 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1970–1979 1970: Two new drugs produce first complete remissions in advanced.

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Presentation on theme: "Progress Against Testicular Cancer. 1970–1979 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1970–1979 1970: Two new drugs produce first complete remissions in advanced."— Presentation transcript:

1 Progress Against Testicular Cancer

2 1970–1979

3 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1970– : Two new drugs produce first complete remissions in advanced testicular cancer

4 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1970– : Antibiotic bleomycin helps reduce treatment- related side effects

5 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1970– : New treatment regimen cures majority of advanced testicular cancers

6 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1980–1989

7 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1980–1989 Early 1980s: New ''tumor markers'' help doctors monitor testicular cancer via blood tests

8 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1980– : Researchers hone standard chemotherapy to increase effectiveness, minimize side effects 1987: Some testicular cancer patients can forego chemotherapy

9 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1990–1999

10 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1990– : New surgical technique allows most men to maintain their sexual function, fertility

11 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1990– : Lance Armstrong's diagnosis of advanced testicular cancer raises awareness

12 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 1990– : Experts establish new model for classifying testicular cancers

13 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 2000–Present

14 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 2000–Present 2004: Single dose of chemotherapy reduces risk of cancer recurrence in men with early-stage disease

15 Progress Against Testicular Cancer 2000–Present 2005–2010: Testicular cancer survivors face increased risk of second cancers, other health problems

16 Progress Against Testicular Cancer Five-Year Survival Source: National Cancer Institute

17 Progress Against Testicular Cancer Mortality Source: National Cancer Institute

18 Progress Against Testicular Cancer New Cases Source: National Cancer Institute

19 Visit CancerProgress.Net for an interactive timeline of progress against a range of common cancers CancerProgress.Net is a project of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, which represents nearly 30,000 physicians who treat people with cancer and research new cures


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