Articles about testicular cancer


How Two Testicular Cancer Survivors Are Alike | A Ballsy Sense of Tumor

Last updated: 06/18/2019

Perhaps my favorite thing about the Band of Ballers series is learning more about my fellow Uniballers. Kyle Smith, my other half and founder of CHECK15, is the only one I have...

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An Ultrasound for My Testicles | A Ballsy Sense of Tumor

Last updated: 06/04/2019

On Thursday of my first appointment, I had to leave school early. I hadn’t indicated to anyone, aside from Brian, about the urgency of this appointment so no one thought any of...

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The Other Side of the Cancer Conversation

Last updated: 06/04/2019

The day before the first day of school began, our Sunday evening all-staff email closed with the following line: "Please keep Mrs. M in your thoughts and prayers. She was just...

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A survivor's guide to testicular cancer

Last updated: 06/03/2019

Last month, we talked about how men can check their balls for signs of cancer. This week, we hear from a man who in 2016 did just that – and had his worst fears realised. Here’s...

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Rob Harvey and his Testicular Cancer Run | A Ballsy Sense of Tumor

Last updated: 06/02/2019

Welcome to the Band of Ballers! In this series on ABSOT, I’m turning over control to some other ballsy testicular cancer survivors and patients who have inspired me with their...

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Self Care as a Testicular Cancer Survivor | A Ballsy Sense of Tumor

Last updated: 05/30/2019

While I spend a lot of my time working on ABSOT and other cancer awareness and advocacy projects, I’m also careful to make sure I’m not investing every single moment of my day...

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Visiting a Urologist to Check Out My Testicles | A Ballsy Sense of Tumor

Last updated: 05/30/2019

All things really came to a head that day. My urologist appointment was scheduled for October 26 with Dr. Dumont. In the waiting room, I was easily the youngest person by a long...

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Testicular cancer

Last updated: 05/29/2019

Cancer of the testicle is one of the less common cancers and tends to mostly affect men between 15 and 49 years of age. Typical symptoms are a painless swelling or lump in one...

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Here's What You Should (and Shouldn't) Say to Someone With Cancer

Last updated: 05/29/2019

411 Cancer is something that touches thousands of lives, yet most people are at a loss for what to say to a cancer patient. Those with cancer can sometimes feel uncomfortable...

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A Lump on My Testicle? | A Ballsy Sense of Tumor

Last updated: 05/29/2019

Friday, October 7th was field day. It was a fun time, and I even participated in many of the activities with my students. The glory of capture the flag and beating my principal,...

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