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The Nuts and Bolts of Prosthetic Testicles

Date: 23rd May 2024

What is a prosthetic testicle? This is an artificial (human-made) testicle that replaces one lost due to injury or medical condition, such as testicular cancer. It doesn’t perform any of the functions of a normal testicle in that it doesn’t produce sperm of testosterone. Men born without a testicle may also request a prosthetic testicle, … Continue reading The Nuts and Bolts of Prosthetic Testicles

Meet the Team: Ian Arnison-Phillips

Date: 16th May 2024

Welcome to the third post in our blog series – meet the team! Gain an insight into the lives of the people who run, support or volunteer for Baggy Trousers UK. In this edition we meet one of our trustees – Ian Arnison-Phillips. 1) What does your role involve for BTUK? I have been a … Continue reading Meet the Team: Ian Arnison-Phillips

Signs and Symptoms of Testicular Cancer

Date: 8th May 2024

A standard human testicle is about the size of a walnut. You may think you’re packing a coconut, but the reality is men are all pretty much the same size on average. The most obvious sign that you may have a tumorous testicle is if this changes. “When I first called my GP for an … Continue reading Signs and Symptoms of Testicular Cancer

Meet the Team: Rob Roughley

Date: 29th April 2024

Welcome to the second post in our blog series – meet the team! It does exactly what it says on the tin! Gain an insight into the lives of the people who run, support or volunteer for Baggy Trousers UK. In this edition we meet one of our board members and chair – Robert Roughley. … Continue reading Meet the Team: Rob Roughley

London Marathon: Crazy Facts and Figures

Date: 23rd April 2024

Congratulations to all those that completed the London Marathon this weekend – more than 53,000 of you finished the marathon on Sunday! A new record! Over £67 million has been raised so far – the biggest amount ever seen for an annual one-day fundraising event. A new world record! Below we’ve listed some more crazy … Continue reading London Marathon: Crazy Facts and Figures

Meet the Team: Jack Broadley

Date: 15th April 2024

Welcome to the first edition of our new blog series – meet the team! It does exactly what it says on the tin! Gain an insight into the lives of the people who run, support or volunteer for Baggy Trousers UK. We start the series with our founder Jack Broadley. 1) What does your role … Continue reading Meet the Team: Jack Broadley

No Frills Guide on How to Check Your Nuts

Date: 9th April 2024

Testicular cancer awareness month is in full swing and with it comes our no frills guide on how to check your nuts! It’s extremely important that you regularly examine your testicles as it may one day just save your life. It’s normal for one of your boys to be bigger or hang lower than the … Continue reading No Frills Guide on How to Check Your Nuts

5 Things You May Not Know About Testicular Cancer

Date: 3rd April 2024

April is testicular cancer awareness month. Throughout the next 30 days, charities like Baggy Trousers UK will be doing more than ever to raise awareness and funds to help support those experiencing testicular cancer. Sadly, over 2400 people in the UK are diagnosed with testicular cancer every year. If detected early though, the chances of … Continue reading 5 Things You May Not Know About Testicular Cancer

I noticed a small lump on my right testicle

Date: 25th January 2021

Jack Hinton was just 24-years-old when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2019. The musical theatre actor who lives in London, shares his story about discovering a lump in his testicle, and the subsequent surgery. Jack, who’s now 26, sought support from Baggy Trousers UK following his diagnosis, and is returning the favour by … Continue reading I noticed a small lump on my right testicle

We need your support

Date: 12th November 2019

Over the past five years we have reached over 3 million people online, delivered awareness talks to over 15,000 young adults and engaged with over 50 males directly affected by testicular cancer. The generosity of our supporters has enabled us to make a real difference in our mission to offer emotional, financial and practical support … Continue reading We need your support

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