Anglesey father opens up about testicular cancer diagnosis to raise awareness

Anglesey father opens up about testicular cancer diagnosis to raise awareness

A YOUNG father from Anglesey has spoken of his battle with testicular cancer with the aim of raising awareness of the disease. Richard Williams was only 33-years-old when he...

 Testosterone Measurements, TRT Prescribing Infrequent in PCa Care

Testosterone Measurements, TRT Prescribing Infrequent in PCa Care

Uro‐oncologists practicing in the United Kingdom do not routinely measure testosterone in prostate cancer (PCa) patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), according...

 Metastatic RCC Treatment With Nivolumab Confirmed Safe, Efficacious

Metastatic RCC Treatment With Nivolumab Confirmed Safe, Efficacious

SAN FRANCISCO—In a “real world” prospective study, nivolumab demonstrated safety and efficacy in the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) comparable to that...

Testicular Cancer:

Testicular Cancer:

It’s socially acceptable for guys to joke about their balls, but having a serious conversation about testicular health carries a serious stigma. I realized that my reaction to...

Straight from the Doctor's Mouth - My Cancer Diagnosis - Experts by Experience

Straight from the Doctor's Mouth - My Cancer Diagnosis - Experts by Experience

After the customary, “Drop your pants so I can examine you,” the urologist, who I knew for barely five minutes, looked me in the eye and continued, “So I am going to be straight...

Low Testosterone Increases Women's Urinary Incontinence Risk

Low Testosterone Increases Women's Urinary Incontinence Risk

BOSTON—Low serum testosterone in women increase the likelihood of stress and mixed urinary incontinence, study findings presented at the American Urological Association 2017...

Conversations with Cancer Survivors: Justin Birckbichler

Conversations with Cancer Survivors: Justin Birckbichler

Welcome to a new Q&A series at 15-40 Connection, Conversations with Cancer Survivors, aimed at finding new ways to teach people how to detect cancer early and ways to navigate...

My journey tackling testicular cancer

My journey tackling testicular cancer

I started writing for the Adver in May; three days later, I was diagnosed with testicular cancer. I had known that something was wrong – I had a badly and uncomfortably swollen...

Men urged to check themselves for signs of cancer

Men urged to check themselves for signs of cancer

TESTICULAR cancer may account for just one per cent of all cancers in men but it still means that around 2,200 men are diagnosed with it each year in the UK. It also tends to...

Teacher wants to 'get the ball rolling' about testicular cancer awareness

Teacher wants to 'get the ball rolling' about testicular cancer awareness

TESTICULAR CANCER AWARENESS IS HIS MISSION Teacher wants to 'get the ball rolling' about testicular cancer awareness Since his diagnosis with testicular cancer, Justin...

Hypogonadism Ups MetS Risk in Testicular Cancer Patients

Hypogonadism Ups MetS Risk in Testicular Cancer Patients

Hypogonadism in testicular cancer survivors (TCS) is associated with an increased likelihood of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome (MetS) compared...

Five Ways to Talk About Testicular Health, From a Testicular Cancer Survivor

Five Ways to Talk About Testicular Health, From a Testicular Cancer Survivor

The topic of testicles can be considered impolite, even if it’s coming from a place of education. One of the primary goals of my blog is to get these “private” conversations out...