An interview study of men discovering testicular cancer.

  title={An interview study of men discovering testicular cancer.},
  author={Inger Sand{\'e}n and Ullabeth S{\"a}tterlund Larsson and Camilla Eriksson},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  volume={23 4},
Testicular cancer affects men between 15 and 45 years old. The aim of this study was to show how men with testicular cancer discover their cancer, react to physical changes, and take action. In the follow-up phase, 21 who had undergone surgery for testicular cancer were interviewed. The results show clearly that the men focus on their physical pain. The progress from the discovery of changes in the testicular glands to medical care can be divided into three phases. In the first phase… CONTINUE READING