Testicular Exams

As part of every male complete physical an examination of the genitals is essential. Incidence of testicular cancer is rising. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 7600 cases are diagnosed and about 400 men die of the disease each year in the United States. That is why self testicular exams are essentially particularly for men between the ages of 18 and 35. Often when I ask patients if they perform self testicular exams they say they don’t know how to perform one. So here is a little instruction video.

Testicular self exams

2 Comments

  1. Posted March 4, 2009 at 7:32 pm | Permalink

    Do the exam! You want to find anything early…the earlier you find it the better chances you have at survival!

  2. spinellimd
    Posted March 7, 2009 at 10:42 pm | Permalink

    thank you so much for sharing your story.


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