Testicular self-examination

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  • Teaching And Learning Plan On Testicular Cancer For Second Year Nursing Students

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    Evaluating our teaching and learning plan on Testicular cancer for second year nursing students enable us to reflect on the whether the teaching and learning tools were effective in reaching the goals we laid out in our teaching plan and rational. Using a summative evaluation we were able to determine the effectiveness of our plan and learners experience (Worrall, P.S., 2014). This approach enabled us to determine whether we as teachers facilitated a stimulating and effective educational session

  • Elderly Interview

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    cRunning head: ELDER INTERVIEW Elder Interview Jorge Fernandez Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing NURS 3313 – Care of the Healthy Aging Adult Elder Interview General Appearance Normal Signs of Aging Mrs. L is a 64 year old female Caucasian who lives in West Texas. Her hair is naturally gray, but she dyes it, and appears thin and evenly distributed on her head. There are no signs of baldness but her hair is thinning. Tabloski (2006) states “the hair of a older person

  • Incidence Rates Of Breast Cancer

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    Incidence rates of breast cancer are rising and mortality rates are proportionally high in Arab countries compared to rates in developed countries. The common late diagnosis among Arab women has been related to the low participation rates of Arab women in breast cancer screening activities (Soskolne et al., 2007). Attention has been paid to barriers and facilitators related to breast cancer screening to develop culturally appropriate and effective interventions (Donnelly et al., 2011). It is recognized

  • Njccc Stage 1

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    Subject Human Sexuality – focus on breast, testicular, and cervical/Pap smear Stage 1- Desired Results Established Goals: NHES Standard 7 - Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks. PI 7.12.1 Analyze the role of individual responsibility in enhancing health. 7.12.2 Demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others. 7.12.3 Demonstrate a variety of behaviors

  • Cancer

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    famous testicular cancer survivors said, “Pain is temporary, quitting last forever!” –Lance Armstrong Cancer remains the second most common cause of death in the US, accounting for nearly 1 of every 4 deaths. Is being diagnosed with testicular cancer, a death sentence? Testicular cancer is not common; a man’s lifetime risk of getting it is about 1 in 270. The risk of dying from this cancer is about 1 in 5,000. Every year, in the U.S., an estimated 8500 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer

  • Testicular Cancer: A Case Study

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    However, with the knowledge of testicular cancer risk factors, the nurse practitioner can identify men at risk for testicular cancer and perform the necessary primary prevention interventions. According to Wanzer, Foster, Servoss, and Labelle (2014), by promptly identifying signs of testicular cancer, treatment can begin, and survival rates will improve. Wanzer et al. (2014) found that by educating awareness of testicular cancer and how to properly perform a testicular self-exam, there was an increase

  • Testicular Cancer Research Paper

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    Testicular Cancer Testicular cancer is a cancer that only occurs on men. This cancer forms in the testicles, or testes, of a male. The testicles are positioned inside of the scrotum which is next to the penis and looks like a bag of skin. The purpose of the testicles is to produce sperm and they contain sex hormones. “Reproductive bodies called germ cells develop into sperm through a process of cellular division called meiosis (4).” Normally cell division is regulated but in testicular cancer

  • Testicular Cancer Essay examples

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    Testicular Cancer Alfredo Salazar Trinidad State Junior College Abstract Testicular cancer in one of the most common cancers in young men between the ages of 15 and 35, but the disease also occurs in other age groups. All men should be aware of the signs and symptoms, the causes of the disease, and the treatment. Compared with other cancers, testicular cancer is rare. Testicular cancer is highly treatable, even when cancer has spread beyond the testicle. Depending on the type and stage of

  • A Serious Problem Of Testicular Cancer

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    A serious problem that exists among the Maori population in some areas of N.Z. is testicular (teste) cancer. It affects young men from all backgrounds and there is little research on what risk factors there are. The encyclopaedia Britannica online defines teste cancer as a “disease characterized by uncontrolled growth of cells within the testis, the reproductive organ that produces sperm. Testicular cancer represents only 1 percent of all cancers in males, but it is the most common malignancy for

  • Testicular Cancer

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    Testicular Cancer Testicular cancer is a ‘’Cancer that develops in the testicle. Usually only one testicle is affected, but in some cases both testicles are affected. Testicular cancers starts in the cells that develop into sperm, which are called sperm cells.’’ (Australia, 2015). It is a cancer that commonly occurs in men. Young men around the ages of 18 to 40 are most at risk of developing testicular cancer. Common symptoms of testicular cancer includes a lump in the testis, the feeling of