- Testicular cancer is rare, but the most common cancer in men aged 15 to 45.
- Currently 2,200 men develop the disease in the UK and it is affecting more men each year.
- The survival rate for Testicular cancer if caught early is 99% so a simple, monthly self-check will help you to detect early warning signs of the disease.
If you do notice changes, it’s important to act right away.
Testicular cancer is on the rise; especially amongst young men, many of the indicators and risks associated with Testicular cancer are also indicators and risks for general health and wellbeing.
- In 2010, 2,209 men in the UK were diagnosed with the disease, and 75 men lost their lives to the disease.
- Incidence of testicular cancer has more than doubled in Britain since the mid-1970s.
- Testicular Cancer is the biggest killer in men & boys under 45, although is not recognised in the Top 10 Killers of all Cancers.
Statistics also show if detected early enough treatment can be successful.