Testicular Cancer

Trekking Through The Arctic Helped Me Beat My Cancer

Jack Williams | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK
Jack Williams

life less ordinary banner I had made it. I was here. The campaign, the preceding months, the flights, the lessons, the practice, the running, the camping, it had all been an epic rush. Time had finally slowed down. My goggles started to steam up as a tear or two dripped from my eyes. I was here, I had made it.

I Was Given The News That My Cancer Was Gone - And That Was When I Fell Into Depression

Harry Lehane | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Harry Lehane

But I lost my head. I jumped back into life way too fast and the reality of it all hit me hard. Life isn't a bed of roses and I found that out quite quickly. I just wanted to be a normal person again so I leapt back into work delivering pizza.

People Are Drawing Penises With Their Fitness Trackers For A Very Important Reason

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Men and women are using their GPS fitness trackers to create giant penises - and it’s for an incredibly important cause. A New Zealand-based charity...

New Dad Who Battled Testicular Cancer Pens Note On Being 'Dream Husband'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Parents

A dad who won his battle against testicular cancer shared a candid photo with his newborn son and wife with a note about being a “dream husband”. ...

Rising To The Challenge In Cancer Treatment

Owen Sharp | Posted 04.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Owen Sharp

We all have a part to play in tackling these challenges. That's why the Movember Foundation has established TrueNTH, the world's largest ever investment in prostate cancer care. We're working hard and in big, new ways to address the unmet needs of men with prostate cancer and their families.

My Dad Took Me To Bank My Sperm

Byron Geldard | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Byron Geldard

A couple of years ago I was diagnosed with testicular cancer and I survived, but my left bollock didn't. Because some cancer treatments can affect your fertility, before it all started I had the option to bank some sperm, which was a pretty odd experience.

Cancer Self Exams Can Be Frightening. What To Do

Karin Sieger | Posted 20.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

By the time I found a lump in my breast the cancer had already spread to my lymph nodes. What might have happened, if I had checked myself more regularly? Who knows. I have decided there is no point in dwelling on it.

I'm Wearing Nothing But My Unity Band For World Cancer Day

Ceri Jones | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ceri Jones

To raise awareness of the condition which could have taken my life, I took part in a 'naked' photoshoot ahead of World Cancer Day. It was really bizarre being butt naked in a room full of strangers, but it was a good laugh!

Man Shares 'Before And After' Chemo Photos With A Hearty Dose Of Positivity

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A brave man who battled testicular cancer has shared his story in the hope that it will encourage other men to check themselves. The guy, who is kn...

Come on Big Balls... Have the Guts to Check Your Nuts

Jack Broadley | Posted 12.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jack Broadley

A question that keeps running round and round in my mind is - how many other young men like myself are out there worried, not wanting to go to the doctors and unsure what they're checking for/how often do they need to check and what to do if they find something.

Check Your Nuts - It Might Save Your Life

Phillip Krynski | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Phillip Krynski

The year was 2005. I was 15 and in my 10th year of schooling. This was the year I threw up for the first time from tequila shots, first awkwardly kissed a girl at a house party, and I was diagnosed with testicular cancer...

Talking B*llocks

Alun Pepper | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Alun Pepper

So there I was - beer, sofa, TV, and indulging that habit guaranteed to draw looks of disgust and sighs of despair from the fairer sex, but understanding nods of approval from my fellow males. What I didn't realise, was that it was my life in my hands, not just my balls.

Risk Of Testicular Cancer May Be Determined By Your Parents' Genes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Genetics play a huge part in determining a man's risk of testicular cancer, a study has shown. Research suggests that almost half of the risk of de...

TOWIE's Bobby Reveals Cancer Scare

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘TOWIE’ star Bobby Norris has revealed that he suffered a cancer scare, shortly after his mum was diagnosed with leukemia. The Essex boy - who...

'Game Of Balls' Porn Film Has An Unexpected Testicular Cancer Lesson

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK

An Australian charity is using a Game of Thrones themed porn film to raise awareness of testicular cancer. In the middle of 'Game of Balls,' a por...

Bollocks to Cancer!

Matt Marchant | Posted 14.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Marchant

I wasn't too bothered about losing a testicle, I didn't feel any less of a man, it was after all trying to kill me, so the quicker it was out the better. Within two weeks it was gone, and there had been no signs of it spreading.

Choosing to Go It Alone

Jayne Molyneux | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Molyneux

A study released by Bupa found that a considerable number of cancer patients are choosing to go it alone and keep friends and family in the dark about their diagnosis and treatment, in order to protect them.

'I Wouldn't Have Made It Without Being Positive' Says 17-Year-Old Testicular Cancer Survivor

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When some people receive the all-clear from cancer, they are eager to put their illness and the dark period of their lives behind them. But one bra...

Movember Co-Founder Justin Coghlan: 'Men Don't Ask For Help'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Movember may have started off with a focus on prostate and testicular cancer, but over the years, the charity has noticed another area that desperate...

These Celebs Are #FeelingNuts - Here's Why

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

A whole host of celebrities - including Stephen Fry, Ricky Gervais and Cara Delevingne - have become involved in a new social media campaign to encour...

Newcastle Winger Gutiérrez Being Treated For Testicular Cancer

PA | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Sport

Newcastle winger Jonas Gutiérrez has revealed he is having treatment after being diagnosed with testicular cancer. The popular midfielder has said...

How To Check For Testicular Cancer Symptoms (Most Men Don't Know How)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite testicular cancer being the most common form of cancer in men aged 15 to 45, a new study shows that more than 60% of men in this age group wou...

Why You Should Go Commando

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Comedy

What do Keith Lemon, Dermot O’Leary, John Prescott, Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson and Morph (yes, THE Morph) have in common? We'll put you...

NSFW: Why Men Are Ditching Their Undies To Raise Awareness For Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If on 7 March you notice your male colleagues looking a bit more relaxed around the trouser area, that may be because they've decided to shun the undi...

NHS Payout For Lost Testicles Should Not Deter Men From Seeking Medical Help, Says Male Cancer Charity

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Thirty-eight men have successfully claimed NHS compensation - totalling a reported £815,000 - after failing victim to botched medical surgery on thei...