Health

Matthew Wolfenden meets testicular cancer survivors

Chatting to them has made me realise just how important it is to get clued up about testicular cancer

– Emmerdale's Matthew Wolfenden inspired by two men who beat testicular cancer

Emmerdale's Matthew Wolfenden is leading this year's Check Your Chaps campaign - an initiative aimed at raising awareness of testicular and prostate cancer; two of the most common cancers in men.

Check Your Chaps 2016

Lorraine today launched Check Your Chaps and fronting this year's campaign is Emmerdale's Matthew Wolfenden and actress Gemma Oaten. Check Your Chaps is an initiative aimed at raising awareness of testicular and prostate cancer - two of the most common cancers in men.

We're encouraging viewers up and down the country to check their "chaps" regularly for early signs of these cancers, whilst dispelling embarrassment in the hope of saving countless lives.

How to perform a testicular examination

How to test your testicles

A massive 98 percent of testicular cancer cases can be treated if caught early enough. Testicular Self Examination (TSE) is the easiest way to identify any potential testicular problems. It only takes a few minutes to perform and is best performed monthly after a bath or shower when the scrotum is warm and relaxed.

'Singing dentist' compliments Lorraine's smile

The man dubbed the singing dentist inspired lots of gleaming smiles when he complimented Lorraine's pearly whites during one polished performance on today's show!

The Basingstoke dentist, Dr Milad Shadrooh, has become the latest internet sensation after releasing a series of hilarious videos of himself singing parodies of famous songs.