Leading Men's Health Charity Survey Shows More Than Half of Young Men Unaware of Risk
Digital Resources Aimed at Understanding Risk, Taking Action and Forming A Habit
LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Movember Foundation, the leading charity dedicated to changing the face of men's health in the United States and around the world, is marking Testicular Cancer Awareness Month this April with a call to action to help young men understand the risk and take proactive measures.
Testicular Cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in young men. Most recently, Movember conducted a nationwide survey with YouGov. Results found 82 percent of American males ages 18-34 are unaware they are most at risk of being diagnosed with testicular cancer. Over two-thirds say they don't know how to perform a testicular self-examination.
As part of its 50 Million Men initiative, which aims to help 50 million American men live healthier, happier lives in the next five years, the Movember Foundation launched TrueNTH Testicular Cancer, a free digital resource which features preventive, diagnosis-stage, and post treatment information. To help form a habit, Movember also created a