Session

Challenges in testicular cancer

Thematic Session 2

  • Location:
    Room 1, Capital suite (level 3)
  • Chair:
     P. Allchorne, London (GB)
  • Aims and objectives of this session

    This session aims to give an update on how nursing can optimise testicular cancer care.

    Objectives:
    · To give an overview and update on testicular cancer – how far have we come?
    · To demonstrate the importance of supporting men at key stages of their diagnosis and long-term care.
    · Does peer support have a role in men’s recovery?
    · What ethical challenges do health professionals face with men who have intellectual disabilities?
    · What support and training should be given to health professionals treating these men?

    Aim:
    An update on how nursing can optimise testicular cancer care

Introduction
Testicular cancer: An overview and update
 M.P. Laguna, Amsterdam (NL)
Nursing support and follow-up in testicular cancer care
 
 L. Shephard, London (GB)
 
 L.A. Cooper, London (GB)
Exploring the treatment challenges in men who have an intellectual disability and testicular cancer
 N. Love-Retinger, New York (US)
Questions and answers