Testicular cancer is a relatively rare disease that strikes about 8400 men in the U.S. each year, the vast majority of them under the age of 55. It is a highly curable form of cancer, with survival rates well over 90%, especially if detected and treated early.

If you've been diagnosed with testicular cancer and you have questions about your next move, talk to us. Our renowned team of cancer specialists can walk you through the process, address your concerns, and create a personalized treatment plan designed to return you to a healthy, active life.

At City of Hope, we treat the whole person, body and soul. We have an unmatched reputation for coordinated, comprehensive and compassionate care. Our urological cancer team has pioneered state-of-the-art regimens and procedures that eradicate cancer while minimizing side effects. We bring together a broad array of expertise from multiple disciplines, all under one roof:

  • State-of-the-art diagnostic tools
  • Minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery using the da Vinci Surgical System  
  • Radiation therapy, including TomoTherapy, brachytherapy
  • Pioneering drug research and clinical trials
  • Novel chemotherapy regimens
  • Active Surveillance
  • Fertility preserving therapies
Plus, your care continues long after treatment is complete, with our unique family and survivorship programs.

Nationally Ranked Cancer Center

City of Hope is a nationally recognized as a leader in the research and treatment of testicular cancer. We are one of the few facilities designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, and for the 12th year, U.S. News & World Report has named City of Hope one of the top cancer hospitals in America.

Request a Consultation

If you have been diagnosed with testicular cancer or are looking for a second opinion consultation about your treatment, request an appointment online or contact us at 800-826-HOPE. Please visit Making Your First Appointment for more information.


Care Team

City of Hope’s renowned physicians and researchers utilize the latest in technology and innovation to treat cancer, coupled with our enduring belief in providing unparalleled compassionate care.

Kevin G. Chan, M.D.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Urology and Urologic Oncology
Laura Crocitto, M.D., M.H.A.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Urology and Urologic Oncology
Savita Dandapani, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Radiation Oncology
Mark Kawachi, M.D.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Urology and Urologic Oncology
Clayton S. Lau, M.D.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Urology and Urologic Oncology
Sumanta Kumar Pal, M.D.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Medical Oncology
Cy Aaron Stein, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Medical Oncology
Przemyslaw W Twardowski,

Clinical Specialties:

  • Medical Oncology
Jeffrey Y.C. Wong, M.D.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Radiation Oncology
Jonathan Lim Yamzon, M.D.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Urology and Urologic Oncology
Bertram Yuh, M.D., M.S.H.C.P.M., M.I.S.M.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Urology and Urologic Oncology
Ali Zhumkhawala, M.D.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Urologic Oncology Surgery

Tests & Treatments

Every patient is different, with different needs. At City of Hope, we design a testicular cancer treatment plan just for you. Our entire team works together to bring you precise, state-of-the-art surgery, radiation and chemotherapy options that will deliver the best outcome possible. We support you every step of the way, both during treatment and long after, helping you and your loved ones manage your recovery.

Learn more about treatment options available for testicular cancer, including surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

Clinical Trials

City of Hope is a recognized leader in testicular cancer research. We are constantly developing new therapies to eradicate your cancer and help you return to an active, healthy life. We conduct a wide variety of clinical trials, many of them not available to the general public. Our latest research covers new state-of-the-art robotic surgical techniques, new radiation approaches and innovative chemotherapy and other options.
Browse through our clinical trials and research projects here [[CLINICAL TRIALS LINK]]


When you come to City of Hope, you automatically gain access to an unparalleled array of support services to help you and your family take each step in your testicular cancer journey. We can help with all of these concerns, and more:
  • Managing side effects
  • Pain management
  • Navigating the health care system
  • Your emotional, social and spiritual health
  • Staying healthy and active
  • Healthy cooking and eating
  • Healing arts
  • Caregiver skills
  • Dealing with family, school or work stress
Learn more about these resources at our Living with Cancer or Supportive Care Medicine sites.
Additional Resources:

Support the Testicular Cancer Research Program

We deliver exquisite care at the leading edge of cancer treatment. It takes the help of a lot of caring people to make hope a reality for our patients. City of Hope was founded by individuals' philanthropic efforts over 100 years ago. Their efforts - and those of our supporters today - have built the foundation for the care we provide and the research we conduct.
For more information on supporting this specific program, please contact
Or, you can make a gift to support all the research at City of Hope by donating online.


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