More Balls Than Most

Latest Statistics

  • Mammograms: 19,128
  • Clinical Breast Examinations: 142,557
  • Women Educated on Breast Health: 412,778
  • Breast Check Referrals: 2,944
  • Pap Smears: 4,149
  • Cervical Cancer Education: 5,357
  • Male Breast Check Education: 7,441
  • Male Breast Check Examinations: 2,831
  • Male Breast Check Referrals: 19
  • PSA Testing: 12,093
  • Men Educated on Prostate Cancer: 38,016
  • Prostate Cancer Referrals: 39
  • Last updated: 6 September 2019

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More Balls Than Most is the brother charity of PinkDrive. MBTM’s focus is Prostate and Testicular Education and Awareness.

For more information about either cancer, please click on the ribbon.

To see if you are at risk of Prostate Cancer, MBTM does PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) Tests. It is just a finger prick and can tell you on the spot if you are at risk and need to consult a doctor as soon as possible.

Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)

Blood is tested for PSA levels, a protein produced by the prostate. High levels may indicate inflammation of the prostate, or even cancer.

Symptoms to look out for:

  • Difficulty urinating
  • Difficulty to start/stop the flow of urine, or the flow starts/stops by itself/ dribbling urine
  • A weak flow of urine, or a pain or burning sensation during urination
  • Need to urinate often, especially at night (nocturnal)
  • Difficulty getting/maintaining an erection
  • Blood in the urine or semen
  • Painful ejaculations
  • Pain in the lower back, hips or upper tighs
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Unexpected weight loss
  • Anaemia
  • Fatigue

How to reduce your risk:

  • Go for regular screening
  • Don’t smoke
  • Don’t Drink
  • Avoid being overweight
  • Exercise for at least 30 min everyday
  • Eat at least 5 portions of fresh vegetables and fruit (in season) daily
  • Drink enough clean safe water

How to do a self examination

  • Examine your testicles after taking a warm bath or shower
  • Stand in front of a mirror and look for any signs of swelling
  • Support your testicles with one hand and feel each one with your other hand
  • Roll the testicles between the thumb and fingers, feeling for any lumps – its normal to feel soft chord-like structure of the top and back of each testicle (lumps can be as-small-as a grain of rice and are usually uite firm like a hard rubber)
  • Also check for areas that feel tender

Signs and Symptoms to look out for

  • A painless swelling or lump in one for both testicles
  • Pain or feeling of heaviness in a testicle
  • An ache in the lower abdomen, back or groin

Risk Factors

  • Babies born with undescended testicles
  • Congenital (born with) abnormalities of the testicle, penis, kidney and inguinal hernias (hernia in groin are)
  • A family history of testicular cancer
  • Using marijuana (dagga or cannabis)

Please click here to download the full flyer of MBTM – English Version.

Please click here to download the full flyer of MBTM – Afrikaans Version

For more information, please visit the MBTM website

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