BOB12: Dan Duffy – The Half Fund and Half Book

BOB12: Dan Duffy – The Half Fund and Half Book

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...

PCL11: Six Ways to Talk about Testicles

PCL11: Six Ways to Talk about Testicles

This anecdote is what sparked this whole blog post. While it was relatively easy to bring testicular health up in conversation, it proves there’s still work to do with raising...

PCL37: Making Testicular Self-Exams Standard Practice in Virginia’s High Schools

PCL37: Making Testicular Self-Exams Standard Practice in Virginia’s High Schools

Part of being a fourth grade teacher (my full-time job for the past five years) is the dreaded end-of-year “your body is going to start changing” talk. While I can talk to...

Testicular Cancer 101

Testicular Cancer 101

Testicular cancer can develop in one or both testicles. Most tumors are metastatic, meaning they have the ability to spread to other organs, such as the lymph system, lungs and...

Testicular Cancer - Risk Factors

Testicular Cancer - Risk Factors

ON THIS PAGE: You will find out more about the factors that increase the chance of developing testicular cancer. Use the menu to see other pages. A risk factor is anything that...

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month - Reinventing What It Means to “Man Up” - NFCR

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month - Reinventing What It Means to “Man Up” - NFCR

The phrase “man up” has long been associated with societal expectations for men to appear strong and stoic, and to hide emotions like fear and discomfort. It implies that to be...

 What’s the Deal With Testicular Exams at the Doctors? A Research Study – A Ballsy Sense of Tumor

What’s the Deal With Testicular Exams at the Doctors? A Research Study – A Ballsy Sense of Tumor

About 51 percent of men said their doctor physically examined their testicles, while 42 percent said they did not have an exam done, and seven percent could not remember. (I...

Talking to your son about testicular cancer

Talking to your son about testicular cancer

Dr. Zachary Klaassen is the father of a 7-year-old son. “The talk” is probably still about five years away, but he’s already planned what he’s going to say. And it’s going to...

Pace is strong with message of cancer awareness

Pace is strong with message of cancer awareness

CEDAR FALLS | Above average height and the build of a 15-year-old who doesn't miss much time in the weight room make it easy for Adison Pace to stand up to the power forwards he...

The man behind the cure - Blogs

The man behind the cure - Blogs

At 75-years-young, Larry Einhorn, MD, has spent nearly five decades caring for the sickest of the sick while paving the way for cancer research. A trailblazer in the field of...

PCL42: Bollocks and Bums

PCL42: Bollocks and Bums

Whether it’s CACTI’s study on men’s perceptions of testicular cancer , the Cleveland Clinic’s survey on the state of men’s health , or my own dive into understanding what how...

Loughborough University partners with cancer charities for event that encourages people to ‘check their lumps for bumps’

Loughborough University partners with cancer charities for event that encourages people to ‘check their lumps for bumps’

Loughborough University, Loughborough Students’ Union, CoppaFeel! and Ballboys are joining forces this March for an all-day event that looks to improve early detection rates of...