April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month! Testicular Cancer occurs in a man’s testicles.
Here are a few facts about Testicular Cancer to raise awareness:
- Testicular Cancer is found in men usually between 15 and 35 years of age
- 1 in 250 males will be diagnosed with Testicular Cancer
- Risk factors for Testicular Cancer include: family history, undescended testicles, and kidney and penile abnormalities
- Testicular Cancer can be tested through biopsies, ultrasounds, and blood tests
- Some symptoms that should not be ignored include: a testicle with a lump, a swollen testicle, pain in a testicle or the scrotum, enlargement of testicle, heavy feeling in the scrotum, and aches in the lower abdomen, back, or groin area
- Radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery can treat Testicular Cancer
Please share this post with friends and family because with more people educated on cancer, less people will be diagnosed! Stay positive!