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TESTICULAR CANCER

PRESENTED BY BTB SUNGLASSES


in Conjunction with the Testicular Cancer Society

ALL ABOUT

WHOGETSIT
Most commonly found in men ages

AGE

15-35 years old

WHOGETSIT

6 12 4
White African American Pacific Islander Hispanic

Diagnosis per 100,000 men by race/ethnicity

SURVIVALRATES
99
%

96

72

85

Cancer Cancer Cancer Cancer Localized Regionalized Metastasized Unstaged


at primary site spread to lymphnodes spread distantly at unknown stage

SURVIVALRATES
390 Men Die Annually from Testicular Cancer. Thats more than

R.I.P .

1 DEATH PER DAY

Monday November 2011

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OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD
Occupations with a Higher Risk

Miners

Food Processing Workers

Utility Workers

Leather Workers

RISKFACTORS
to develop testicular cancer
Marijuana may also be linked to an aggressive testicular cancer that grows very quickly.

70

Marijuana use makes you

more likely

Family History
Having a brother or father who had testicular cancer increases your risk

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THE SYMPTOMS
See a physician if any of the following symptoms lasts two weeks or longer

1.

Lump in either testicle

2.

Dull ache or sharp pain in testicle or scrotum

4.

Feeling of heaviness in the scrotum

5.

Collection of fluid in the scrotum

3.

Enlargement of a testicle

NO-SHA NOVEMBER VE

TCAWARENESS MONTH

SOURCES
http://facstaff.unca.edu/cnicolay/BIO108/HO-Testicular%20Cancer.pdf http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/health/services/cancer/getting-treatment/services/testicular-cancer.cfm http://www.fhcrc.org/about/ne/news/2009/02/09/marijuana.html http://www.fhcrc.org/about/ne/news/2009/02/09/marijuana.html http://urology.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=157 http://www.rwjuh.edu/health_information/adult_men_testicu.html http://www.askmen.com/sports/health_400/412_testicular-cancer-myths.html http://www.askmen.com/sports/health_400/412_testicular-cancer-myths.html http://www.askmen.com/sports/health_400/412_testicular-cancer-myths.html http://www.med.wayne.edu/urology/DISEASES/testicularcancer.html

PRESENTED BY BTB SUNGLASSES

in Conjunction with the Testicular Cancer Society