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75% of London men 'unaware of testicular cancer signs'

Three quarters of London men are unaware of how to correctly check themselves for the signs and symptoms of testicular cancer, according to a new survey by a men's health charity.

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Only 16% of Londoners check for testicular cancer signs

Just 16% of London men perform regular self-checks for testicular cancer, a new study has revealed.

Three quarters of men said they were unaware of how to correctly check themselves for the signs and symptoms of the disease.

After a survey of around 3,000 men, the charity Orchid released the following findings:

  • Only 16% of men perform regular self-checks
  • 10% of Londoners did not recognise any of the signs and symptoms of testicular cancer
  • Around 47% of London men would shy away from showing their GP with 37% choosing to confide in their partner or Mum instead

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