- Medline Plus's page on testicular cancer
- National Cancer Institute's page on the topic.
- American Cancer Society
- For teens, since they should start checking at 15.
Tuesday, December 06, 2005
Public Service Information for Guys, or "Hey, check yourself out now and then."
I am very aware of the need for women to conduct a breast self-exam to help detect cancer early. My awareness comes in large part from being married and having a daughter; they are the women in my life. However, I don't often think about taking care of myself as often as I should, so I am using this as a reminder to other guys and myself. From Pharyngula, a reminder for guys to now and then do a testicle self-exam. Apparently 25 to 35 is a prime time for guys to develop this type of cancer. So, get some information on how to do it here along with other links for information. It should be done once a month. Ladies and significant others, you can help the guy in your life check if need be (and viceversa). Other sources for information include: