On call: Second testicular cancers

My 27-year-old son had his left testicle removed to treat testicular cancer. His doctors are confident that he is cured, but we worry that he may develop cancer in his right testicle. What are the chances of a second cancer and what should he do about it? (Locked) More »

On call: Goals for cholesterol

I am 57 years old, and my health is excellent. At my last check-up, my doctor said that my cholesterol was too high. Please tell me what you think of these results: cholesterol 243, LDL cholesterol 162, HDL cholesterol 68, and triglycerides 86. (Locked) More »