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Vol. 7, Issue 5 (2018)

To assess the testicular cancer and testicular self-examination in terms of awareness and expressed practice among medical students

Author(s):
Gautam, Bharti, Ayushi, Divya, Bhashrat, Deeksha, Deepak, Archana, Deepak, Pooja Jaswal and Dr. Jyoti Sarin
Abstract:
Cancer rates are on the rise in both man and woman along with other health problems related to life expectancy, diagnostic findings and aging populations. cancer seen in man like cancer of the oral cavity, cancer of brain and lungs tissues, blood cancer and prostate cancer and testicular cancer. Among them testicular cancer seems to be increasing now a days. Testicular cancers form 1% of all malignancies in men in India. It adversely impact their lives - both in terms of longevity and quality. 2 A descriptive study to assess the Testicular cancer And Testicular self-examination in terms of awareness and Expressed practices among Medical male students at selected university of Haryana. Materials and method: the research design adopted for the study was non experimental with descriptive design. The study was conducted in the Medical male students of selected university of Ambala, Haryana. The purposive sampling technique was used to obtain the sample size 200. Result revealed that 2.5% were having very good knowledge regarding Testicular cancer and Testicular self-examination and 4.5% were having very good level of expressed practices regarding Testicular self-examination. The highest mean% (64%) was found in the area of knowledge regarding anatomy and risk factors of Testicular cancer (43.5%) of students were mildly affected.
Pages: 137-139  |  631 Views  33 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Gautam, Bharti, Ayushi, Divya, Bhashrat, Deeksha, Deepak, Archana, Deepak, Pooja Jaswal, Dr. Jyoti Sarin. To assess the testicular cancer and testicular self-examination in terms of awareness and expressed practice among medical students. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(5):137-139.
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