This prompted Kris to perform an examination himself and he found a ‘hard lump’.
His colleague’s diagnosis was an epidydimal cyst whereas Kris unfortunately was diagnosed with cancer that was beginning to metastasise.
Although most of the symptoms are not likely to be cancerous (as testicular cancer is rare), they should never be ignored and you should seek advice from your GP as soon as you notice any.
Movember Foundation urges adolescent boys and men to check their testicles each time they step out of the bath or shower. In knowing oneself, it is easier to identify any changes or anything out of the ordinary for the individual. Follow these steps:
If you notice any one or more of the above – see your GP.
Our full, easy-to-understand guide to testicular cancer can be read here.
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