Kahoonas, balls, nuts: When was the last time ‘the boys’ were examined?
According to findings presented at the American Urological Association 2012 annual meeting, more than one-fourth of adolescent and adult males between 15-45 have not had a testicular exam during a routine physical in the past twelve months. That’s not good: men in this age bracket are at the highest risk of testicular cancer.
Common symptoms of testicular cancer include:
- Discomfort or pain in the testicle
- Pain in the back or lower abdomen
- Enlargement of a testicle
- Lump or swelling in the testicle
- A feeling of heaviness in the scrotum
Testicular cancer is one of the most treatable and curable cancers — when caught early. See a physician if you have one of the aforementioned symptoms and don’t forget to perform self-exams. Seriously.
Source: Renal and Urology News