Cook, Neal (2000) Testicular Cancer: Testicular self-examination and screening. British Journal of Nursing, 9 (6). pp. 338-343. [Journal article]
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Testicular cancer represents a significant threat to the health of males aged between 15 and 34 years. As there has been significant focus on early detection of cancers in order to intervene at the earliest opportunity to improve treatment outcomes, the detection of testicular cancer through secondary prevention merits careful consideration. This article discusses two health promotion approaches to dealing with the subject of optimizing men's health: the merits and disadvantages of testicular self-examination education; and screening for testicular tumours in high-risk populations. Recommendations for adapting traditional approaches are also discussed.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Nursing
|Deposited By:||Mr Neal Cook|
|Deposited On:||07 Jan 2011 14:22|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2011 14:22|
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