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Archive for February, 2013

Touch Your Junk, It’s the Biz

Testicular Cancer Awareness at the Carrington College California Health Fair

A Health Fair was held on February 21, 2013 on the Antioch, California campus of Carrington College California and was attended by over 150 students in their LVN Nursing program, Pharmacy Technicians, Dental Assisting, Massage Therapy, and Medical Assistant programs as well as faculty and administrative staff.

 

The Health Fair included a display to spread awareness for Testicular and Breast Cancer and the importance of self exams. The display was playfully titled “Touch your junk, it’s the biz” and included anatomical models of the male and female anatomy as well as hands on displays that allowed participants to feel for lumps in the female breasts and the male testicles.

 

Those who were able to correctly identify the number and size of lumps were awarded with their own set of bouncing balls and/or chicken breast sandwiches. The Health Fair was a huge success and spread the word about testicular cancer to many people who were shocked at the statistics involved and who eagerly collected the brochures to share with their friends, family and loved ones. With a cure rate of 90-100% for early detection, it is a game we can all win with a little awareness and a monthly self exam!

 

 

 

Thanks to Carrington College California for including our brochures in their display.

 

 

 

UCLA Testicular Cancer Webinar

Hear about the latest testicular cancer treatments and how to check for testicular cancer

This live-streaming webinar is presented Dr. Mark S. Litwin.

 

Dr. Litwin is the Chair of Urology at UCLA and Director of their Testicular Cancer Program.

 

Visit www.urology.ucla.edu at 1 p.m. PST, Thursday, February 7, 2013, to join the webinar and ask live questions.

 

Join the conversation on Twitter at @UCLAHealth with hashtag #UCLAMDChat to ask Dr. Litwin questions.

 

Click here to register for this event.

 

This is a great opportunity for testicular cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers to hear first-hand from Dr. Litwin and to be able to ask questions.

 

Hope You Enjoy It,

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