Testicular Cancer

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The ball’s in your court!

  • Testicular cancer is the most common cancer affecting men between the ages of 15 to 39, but also occurs in other age groups;
  • …but if it is diagnosed early, it has the highest rate of cure of all cancers;
  • About 150 young men are diagnosed with testicular cancer every year in New Zealand;
  • Maori men have a higher incidence of testicular cancer and are more likely to have metastatic disease;
  • Check your balls. Know your own body and if you notice any lumps or changes see your doctor.
  • For more information visit: www.checkyourballs.org.nz
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