Why choose Mayo Clinic

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Battle with Cancer: Recurrent Testicular Lymphoma

My battle with cancer started a few years ago when I developed prostate cancer. My local doctor recommended a Radical Prostatectomy. He painstakingly spared all my nerves. I had no residual incontinence or impotence. PSA was NIL and has never returned. A few years later I detected a hardening of a testicle. Biopsies were sent [...]

  • Expertise and experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have a specialized interest in testicular cancer, treating hundreds of people each year. Mayo Clinic urologic surgeons have advanced training in urologic cancer and are experienced with surgical techniques to avoid injuring nerves that are vital to sexual function.
  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic's multispecialty team, which includes experts from urology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology and other specialties, provides the highest level of care for your testicular cancer. You'll get the information and support you need to make the best decisions on your treatment options. If needed, fertility preservation techniques also may be part of the care plan.
  • Comprehensive cancer center. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, recognizing scientific excellence and a multispecialty approach focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked high performing for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust

At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.

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Oct. 15, 2011