Mission and Programs
The primary goals of the Testicular Cancer Resource Center are:
1) Providing information and support to patients, caregivers, family and medical professionals on all subjects related to testicular and extragonadal germ cell tumors, and encouraging and promoting education and medical research in these fields.
2) Providing various forms of assistance to medical doctors and others engaged in medical research related to, but not limited to, the causes, treatments, prevention, and sequella of testicular and extragonadal germ cell tumors and their treatments.
3) Engaging in charitable, educational, and scientific activities and extending financial aid through grants, contributions or other aid or assistance to qualified charitable organizations.
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The Testicular Cancer Resource Center runs a website and multiple email lists, all aimed at helping people to understand and survive testicular cancer.
Chief Executive Profile
Douglas Bank is a testicular cancer survivor and co-founder of the TCRC. He had trouble finding information to help him with his own diagnosis and treatment, and his goal is to ensure that others have a much easier time finding information and proper treatment for their cancer. He has a BS degree from MIT, and an MBA from Northwestern University.
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