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Meeting the diverse needs of urological cancer patients

01 February 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice


Urological cancers account for about 37,000 new cancers and over 15,000 deaths each year in the UK, mainly affecting men (Cancer Research UK 2002). With the...

Developing a service to support men with testicular cancer

04 November 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice


Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in young men (Office for National Statistics 2010), but it is relatively rare and expert treatment and care is provided...

Aetiology, clinical presentation and treatment of testicular cancer

07 March 2018

Nursing Standard


Testicular cancer is a highly treatable and curable malignancy. It typically affects men aged 15-35 years and is the most common malignancy in this age group. Nurses...

Promoting awareness and practice of testicular self-examination

31 August 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To evaluate the efficacy of a health promotion initiative on men’s knowledge of testicular cancer and self-examination rates. Method A quasi-experimental, pre-...

Testicular cancer: epidemiology, assessment and management

02 March 2005

Nursing Standard


Testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in men aged 15 to 44 years. This article discusses the causes, diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

Male and female reproductive systems and associated conditions

07 May 2014

Nursing Standard

Art and Science

Sexual reproduction is the process in which a male sperm unites with a female ovum to permit fertilisation. Each fertilised cell contains a set of chromosomes from...

Men behaving badly

06 February 2007

Nursing Standard


Men are notorious for neglecting their health, so a health promotion team in Merseyside is taking the messages to them in the workplace.
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