Expert Care for Testicular Cancer

Explore minimally invasive surgical techniques and fertility preservation for testicular cancer

Your health. Our team. Together, we fight testicular cancer. If you’ve been diagnosed with testicular cancer, you will want the most experienced specialists on your care team. At the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, your care will be managed by a multidisciplinary team that includes experts renowned for their surgical approaches to testicular cancer. The process – innovative, methodical, and analytical – brings the best care to men in Metro Detroit, across Michigan, and throughout the tri-state area.

Our patients have access to the most advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques, the latest treatment options, and many clinical trials. Physicians at Henry Ford are world leaders in new approaches to radiation therapy, including MRI-guided radiation. Plus, we work with cancer researchers to help make clinical trials available to you.

We provide fertility preservation options including sperm banking. Consultations with our experts can be arranged within 24 hours.

You are not alone. A special cancer nurse called a nurse navigator will assist you with scheduling all of your appointments and will inform you of what to expect throughout your care.

Members of our cancer team are available 24/7. Call us at (888) 777-4167.

The testicular cancer team at Henry Ford Cancer Institute will be with you every step of the way – from diagnosis, to treatment, and through recovery. We want you back in your routine and living your full life as soon as possible.

Advanced treatment options for testicular cancer

Our goal is to effectively fight testicular cancer by using treatments that have the least impact on your body. To offer you the best possible results and a customized treatment plan, we analyze the type of testicular cancer you have been diagnosed with and your unique health needs.

Some treatment options may include:

  • Minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopic radical inguinal orchiectomy, radical inguinal orchiectomy, laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (L-RPLND), and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND)
  • Radiation therapy, including MRI-guided radiation therapy, known as ViewRay MRIdian Linac, external beam radiation therapy, such as three-dimension conformal radiation therapy (3D-CAT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
  • Hormone therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical trials, including research studies for new drugs, technology, and clinical approaches to treat testicular cancer.

Fertility preservation

Most treatments for testicular cancer can interfere with fertility. If you want to father children after testicular cancer treatment, we can provide options to preserve your fertility.

  • Sperm banking
  • Radiation shielding

Your testicular cancer team

Our multidisciplinary team of specialists who fight testicular cancer will include:

  • Urologists
  • Surgeons
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Nurse navigators
  • Dietitians
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers

For medical and personal needs that may arise along the way, our team will be there for you.

Connect with our cancer team are available 24/7. Call us at (888) 777-4167

Connect with our Cancer Team 24/7

Call us at (888) 777-4167

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