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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