I've talked about it before here, and I'm sure I will again, but in my little "Cancer Week" posts, I can't forget my own cancer survivor..
He is 2 years into remission. And it's fucking fantabulous.
But I have to say (sorry babe) that it didn't have to be the long ass road that he took to recovery.
Not that I have many men reading me here, but ladies, make your husbands check their junk!! (or check it for them..)
Here's the signs for you:
A painless lump or swelling in either testicle.
A change in how the testicle feels.
A dull ache in the lower abdomen or the groin.
A sudden build-up of fluid in the scrotum.
Pain or discomfort in a testicle or in the scrotum.
I'm not giving you all the juicy details on Bean, but he (like all men) doesn't like the doctor.
Testicular cancer is one of the most curable cancers there is. But like all other cancers, early detection is the key.
I know boys are attached to their balls, but really??
Because of Lance Armstrong, nut cancer much more accessible lately, and that's fantastic. But you still have to do the research or *gasp* ask your doctor.
Nut Cancer can kill, it almost killed my husband, but it doesn't have to.