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1 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Fight Testicular Cancer A rising problem in young men Presentation prepared by: Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division, Public Affairs, Prevention May 2012

2 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. How we’re fighting cancer doing everything we can to prevent cancer funding research to outsmart cancer empowering, informing and supporting Canadians living with cancer advocating for public policies to improve the health of Canadians rallying Canadians to get involved in the fight against cancer

3 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Outline What is cancer? What is testicular cancer How common is it? What are the risk factors? Early Detection

4 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. What is cancer? starts in our cells exists when cells do not behave normally not just one disease risk factors increase your chances of getting cancer

5 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Testicular Cancer starts in cells of testicles most common in men between ages can be treated successfully

6 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. How common is testicular cancer? The incidence is rising. It is estimated that about 940 Canadian men will be diagnosed with testicular cancer in By comparison, it is estimated that Canadian men were diagnosed with prostate cancer.

7 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Source: Cancer Care Ontario. Cancer Fact: Testicular cancer is most common in young men August 2007.

8 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Risk Factors delayed descent of the testicles (if not corrected early) age, between 15 and 49 family or personal history of testicular cancer abnormal development of the testicle

9 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Know what’s normal for you See your doctor if you have: oa lump on the testicle oa painful testicle oa feeling of heaviness or dragging in the lower abdomen or scrotum oa dull ache in the lower abdomen and groin Testicular Cancer

10 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. Fight back against testicular cancer! Be aware of your testicles Don’t be shy, pass on this information

11 This grey area will not appear in your presentation. For the most up-to-date information: Visit call the Canadian Cancer Society Cancer Information Service at Thank you! Presentation prepared by: Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division, Public Affairs, Prevention May 2010


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