Testicular cancer primarily affects young adult men and, fortunately, is very treatable. In most cases, it is curable, but self-exam is key for early diagnosis. For baseball player, Connor Joe, cancer was discovered in 2020 during a physical exam while in Spring Training with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Following surgery at UCLA and chemotherapy, Connor is cancer-free and playing professional baseball. Watch Connor's story >
Testicular Cancer Awareness Month is held annually to call attention to a cancer that primarily effects young adult men. Almost 10,000 new cases of testicular cancer will be diagnosed in 2020, according to the American Cancer Society. Testicular cancer is usually curable, even in advanced cases, but self-exam is key for early diagnosis.
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On April 22, 2015, UCLA urologist, Dr. Mark S. Litwin, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss common misconceptions about testicular cancer. He also presented an insider’s view of what to do if you have a lump in the testicle or have been told you have testicular cancer.
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