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Movember post: testicular cancer and the importance of self-exam

November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Men’s Health Month. In memory of my dear grandfather who passed away from this illness, I will publish one post every Tuesday on the topic of prostate cancer and other men’s health issues.

Did you know that testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in males age 15-35? Luckily, it is also a cancer with a high survival rate: 99% if discovered in time. When not identified in the early stages of the illness, the cancer can spread to the lymph nodes in the abdomen and even to the lungs.

Hence, it is of the outmost importance for teenage boys and men of all ages to know how to do a self-exams to identify potential testicular cancer. The infographic video below will explain how to perform such a self-exam:

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