All-boys and men are encouraged to perform a TSE and check for any lumps or slightly enlarged testicles. According to the American Cancer Association (2018) the best time for boys and men to check for lumps is during or after a bath or shower,…more >>
During the month of June, we celebrate the first day of summer, Father’s Day and Men’s Health Awareness. The purpose of Men’s Health Awareness month is to encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. According to the Men’s Health Network, testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in men ages 15-35. Most testicular cancers can be cured but early detection can start with a testicular self-exam (TSE) (National Cancer Institute, 2018).