Check Yourself. Once a Month.
Testicular cancer is one of the most beatable cancers when detected early. Nearly 99%. Here’s what to look for, and what to do if you feel something suspicious.
The shower is the best place to perform a self-exam, since the steam relaxes your scrotum and makes it easier to feel around.
What if I feel a lump or something unusual?
We recommend seeking a qualified medical opinion as soon as possible. A urologist is the best type of doctor to make an accurate diagnosis. Do not ignore any signs or symptoms.
I wish I had someone to talk to.
You do! Testicular Cancer Foundation is here to help. Our network of testicular cancer survivors and partnerships with other survivor groups across the country make support possible almost anywhere. You don’t have to go it alone. Contact us and we’ll hook you up or point you in the right direction.
 Mayo Clinic, 2009. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/testicular-cancer/DS00046/DSECTION=tests-and-diagnosis
 National Cancer Institute, 2010. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/testicular/Patient#Keypoint5