Check your bits

Men across the region are being urged to check their bits for abnormalities that could lead to cancer.

Check your bits...the message to men across the region during Male Cancer Awareness Month.

Landmarks across the region are turning blue to make men aware of the campaign.

Each year two thousand men are diagnosed with testicular cancer, it's the most common cancer in men aged 15-44, nearly 90 men die from it each year.

Capital's Rachel Cook spoke to Andy, he was diagnosed with testicular cancer in June 2009 and given the all clear in the October.

Rachel Cook with Andy