Testicular cancer awareness and testicular self-examination among university students.

  title={Testicular cancer awareness and testicular self-examination among university students.},
  author={Ziyafet Uğurlu and G{\"u}lcihan Akkuzu and Azize Karahan and Alper Beder and Nevin Dogan and Seyda Okdem and Sultan Kav},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  volume={12 3},
BACKGROUND This study was planned to determine the knowledge of testicular cancer (TC), risk factors and testicular self-examination (TSE) among university students. METHODS A survey study was conducted at a university located in Ankara, Turkey with 634 male students. RESULTS Almost half of them (44%) heard TC during their education and life but majority of participants has lack of knowledge about sign and symptoms of TC. Only 5.9 % of them (n = 38) indicated they received information on… CONTINUE READING
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