Testicular Cancer

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management Injury: Cancer

The following information was requested:

Key phrase: ‘Testicular cancer’

The details of all claims pertaining to the diagnosis and management of testicular cancer within the specialty of Urology as practiced by Urologists, General surgeons and Paediatric surgeons, from 1998 to 2018 within the UK (England, Wales, Scotland, NI). ·

This should include, where possible:

– Outcomes of the claims, both successful (closed with indemnity payment), and unsuccessful (closed without an indemnity payment)

– A description of the nature of the claim

– Where successful, the cost paid in damages

Examples of the procedures / issues / conditions we are interested in are:

– Tescticular cancer

– Testicular lump

– Testicular tumour

– Radical orchidectomy

– Delayed/ incorrect diagnosis

– Recurrence of disease

– Infertility

– Testicular prosthesis problems

– Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection


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