It is obvious that the likelihood of achieving complete response decreases as the stage of metastatic testicular cancer
increases and that the risk of adverse events increases with the dose intensity.
The cycling legend's battle against the dreaded disease started way back in 1996 when Armstrong, then an upcoming US rider, was diagnosed with late-stage metastatic testicular cancer
that had spread to his abdomen, his lungs and his brain.
1% among 190 patients with metastatic testicular cancer who were treated by platinum-based combination chemotherapy and achieved complete remission.
Gynecomostia after cytotoxic therapy for metastatic testicular cancer.
The question posed in JAMA is: "How could Lance Armstrong, who was diagnosed with very advanced metastatic testicular cancer
, be treated so successfully that he could subsequently win multiple grueling Tours de France?
Orchiectomy after chemotherapy in patients with metastatic testicular cancer