¤ As stated, testicular cancer is only 1% of all cancers in men. ¤ BUT is the single biggest cause of cancer- related deaths in the 15-35 y.o male. ¤ Although rare, it is NOT uncommon to find a lump. ¤ If this is the case, advise your athletes to see their doctor for further evaluation. PREVENTION ¨ Safe Sex ¨ Proper Use of Antibiotics and Other Meds ¨ EDUCATE !!! Any Questions?? THE END REFERENCES ¨ O ± Connor, D.P. & Fincher, A.L. Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers . SLACK Incorporated, 2008. ISBN: 9781556427701 ¨ Cuppett, M. & Walsh, K.M. General Medical Conditions in the Athlete . Elsevier Mosby, 2005. ISBN: 0323026230 ¨ Damjanov, I. Pathology for the Health-Related Professions (2nd ed.). W.B. Saunders Company, 2000. ISBN: 0721681182 ¨ Female Athlete Issues for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement . Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 35(10):1785-1791, October 2003. ¨ Frazier, M.S., Drymkowski, J.A., Doty, S.J. Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions. W.B. Saunders Company, 1996. ISBN: 0721652794 REFERENCES ¨ Landry, G.L., Bernhardt, D.T. Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine . Human Kinetics, 2003. ISBN: 0736003231 ¨ Porth, C.M. Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States . Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004. ISBN: 0781746450 ¨ Rubin, E. Essential Pathology (3rd ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001. ISBN: 0781723957 ¨ Tamparo, C.D, Lewis, M.A. Diseases of the Human Body (3rd ed.) PF.A. Davis, 2000. ISBN: 0803605641
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