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Early detection of cancers

Testicular cancer

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0-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-79 >80

Not recommended as a preventive activity

There is insufficient evidence to routinely screen for testicular cancer using clinical or self-examination.105,106 Those performing testicular self-examination are not more likely to detect early-stage tumours or have better survival than those who do not (C).

 Testicular cancer: Identifying risk

Table 9.7.1

Testicular cancer: Identifying risk

This event attracts CPD points and can be self recorded

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