It’s been 25 years. Teratoma, CT Scan and 4 weeks of intensive chemo #testicularcancerawarenessmonth #cancer #chemo #testicularcancer

During the following week I went to work and told them what had happened. And several of the lads there asked me what I had found and what it felt like. It was at the end of the second week when I went to see the Consultant Oncologist.  We sat in his office and I Read More

It’s been 25 years, Operation – Fun and games! #testicularcancer

After my operation I came round in the recovery room. It’s amazing just how quickly you come round and how my brain said to me check it out. So that was what I did. One…was as far as I got and I promptly burst into tears. The nurse sent to take me back to the Read More

It’s been 25 years, operation looming #testicularcancer

An operation on what – nobody told me. But that it would be a couple of weeks. Now I really had the feeling something was wrong. But back to work I went and life carried on as normally as it could. Then less than a week later I sat at work in the open plan Read More

It’s been 25 years, GP visit and ultrasound #testicularcancer

One week later, work and training as usual and decorating the house I made a return journey to the doctors because it had not gone and I was still concerned. So I went back and did not see my GP. I saw another and went through the same embarrassment and let a man feel my Read More

It’s been 25 years, Happy New Year!

Nineteen Ninety Five started the same as all the rest. By wishing one and all ‘A Happy New Year’. In less than three months I was to be diagnosed with Testicular Cancer. Work and life went by…then in March 1995 everything changed. One Wednesday I was taking a bath and was washing myself when I Read More

It’s been 25 years, a quarter of a century.

I was born on May 18th 1968 the oldest of four and lived a normal family life. I left school at seventeen and went onto further education to become a Quantity Surveyor. I started my first job with a national house builder in 1988 and joined the big wide world, being paid and contributing national Read More

JS Training Services

JS Training Services carries out various training packages:- Cancer Patient and Carer Lived Experience Leaders training (Engagement and involvement). From Focus Groups to survey results – Developed, facilitated and reports/evaluations produced. Patient,Service User,Carer & Public Involvement and Engagement. Listening & Responding, Cancer Awareness. We can develop any training package to suit your needs. JS Training Read More