Making treatment decisions

Understanding your diagnosis

Find out what to expect when you first visit your doctor. You can also understand what might help your medical team to plan your treatment if you do have cancer.

  • General information

    Just been diagnosed

    Just been diagnosed with cancer? We're here for you every step of the way. There are many ways we can help.

  • Testicular cancer

    Staging

    The stage of a cancer describes its size and whether it has spread to other parts of the body.

  • General information

    My Cancer Treatment

    Macmillan is supporting a new online tool to help you make decisions about your treatment and care. The tool currently only covers England.

  • Testicular cancer

    Treatment overview

    After surgery to remove the testicle (orchidectomy) your treatment will depend on the stage and type of testicular cancer you have.

  • Testicular cancer

    Storing sperm

    If treatment might affect your ability to father a child (fertility) your doctor will advise you to store sperm first.