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THE CHECKYOURTACKLE CHARITY GOLF DAY Come and support checkyourtackle charity and play a round of golf. All proceeds go to the charity and building more community awareness around male based cancers. Thursday 2nd March 2017 at Camden Lakeside Country Club (Camden, NSW). Starting time is 7.00AM for registration and light breakfast. Tee [...]

By |2017-04-13T13:00:02+10:00November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome to checkyourtackle

checkyourtackle is a newly formed not for profit charity raising education, support and awareness on rare male cancers including penile, testicular and anal.  With 1 in 2 Australian men being diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85, it was noticed by our founders that most men’s cancers go undiagnosed, treated or discussed due to stigmas [...]

By |2016-08-26T21:55:00+10:00August 17th, 2016|Slider|0 Comments


My name is Steve and I’m 43. Here’s my story. February 2015, I found a lump, the size of half a baked bean appear on the side, close to the tip of my penis. Within days, after noticing it was not shrinking, and was causing a lot of pain when pressure was applied, I visited [...]

By |2017-04-16T14:10:55+10:00August 17th, 2016|Stories|2 Comments


In a time of his life where things were looking up, David found a wart worth being worried about. After avoiding seeking treatment, David now shares his story about the importance of seeing a doctor and how it saved his life. Watch his video HERE.

By |2016-08-17T12:42:41+10:00August 17th, 2016|Stories|0 Comments


In May 2012, I was 18 and in my senior year of high school. I already applied to colleges and got accepted to many of them. The one I chose was Shippensburg University. I had just finished planning for my prom. In my friend group, I am usually the one who plans everything! Planning for [...]

By |2017-04-13T13:00:36+10:00August 17th, 2016|Stories|0 Comments


What we have here is known as ‘The Shits.’  And that’s how my dear, sweet husband, Doug, and I learned that the cancer had spread to his lung.  Doug’s oncologist does a good job of adding levity to moments like this and we all laughed after he’d said it, but we all knew The Shits was very, [...]

By |2017-04-13T13:00:51+10:00August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments


My name is Dave and I have been asked to share my story. I thought I'd try to find some statistics to show not only how rare penile cancer is, but how rare it is for a man my age. I found that there's around 550 men diagnosed a year in the UK. Most of these [...]

By |2017-04-13T13:01:04+10:00August 17th, 2016|Stories|0 Comments


For 51 years Curtis' visits to a doctor were very few. Unless absolutely necessary, he stayed clear of any doctor. Early Misdiagnosis In the spring of 2009 Curtis started having a burning sensation when urinating. He went to the walk-in clinic and was given an antibiotic for a urinary tract infection. After two weeks, symptoms persisted, [...]

By |2020-05-12T23:15:46+10:00August 17th, 2016|Stories|0 Comments
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