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There are three treatment options for men with stage I seminoma testicular cancer, which has a slightly better prognosis than stage I non-seminoma testicular cancer. These include:
- X-ray therapy (XRT), which is radiation
- A single dose of carbo, which is a type of chemotherapy.
- Active surveillance. It is not ideal, but the prognosis of this tumor is so much better than the non-seminomas that many urologists and oncologists are willing to entertain meticulous active surveillance as a possibility. The onus is on the individual and his family to make sure that he goes for all the various scans that need to be done.
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