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The Big Richo

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Not being a doctor so don't quote me but typically nut cancer has the lowest rate of re-emergence and highest rate of survival.

You're quite correct about it being a very treatable cancer.

In this case though, I suspect we are talking about a secondary cancer as opposed to a cancer in his second testicle, assuming the article is accurate. The use of the term 'secondary' would imply it is a spread from the original cancer, while a 'new' cancer in the other testicle would be considered another primary cancer.

Depends on the whats and wheres of the secondary, but it is quite likely to be of far more concern than the initial testicle cancer for exactly the reason you just described.
 

tigerdell

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You're quite correct about it being a very treatable cancer.

In this case though, I suspect we are talking about a secondary cancer as opposed to a cancer in his second testicle, assuming the article is accurate. The use of the term 'secondary' would imply it is a spread from the original cancer, while a 'new' cancer in the other testicle would be considered another primary cancer.

Depends on the whats and wheres of the secondary, but it is quite likely to be of far more concern than the initial testicle cancer for exactly the reason you just described.
Yep, it sounds like it's spread elsewhere which is very unlucky and the severity can be much worse (as you said)
Poor fella.
 
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