Date With Adult Model Leads to Testicular Cancer Diagnosis

A former healthcare worker now pursuing a career in adult entertainment helped one of her regulars receive a cancer diagnosis, after urging him to get checked out by a doctor.



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For 7 years, Belle Grace had been working with children and adults diagnosed with autism. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, like many others, he began looking for alternative sources of income.

In May 2020, Grace created a profile on the adult content subscription site OnlyFans.

“I was taking some time off from work and found myself on OnlyFans as a little hustle,” Grace said. “It wasn’t until I started making five times my standard salary that I decided to go full time and make that career change.”

He soon built up a regular clientele, hosting intimate video chats.

While video chatting with one of his loyal subscribers, Grace noticed something different about his testicles. Hesitantly, she mentioned that one testicle was much larger than the other, a change she had not previously noticed during the 2 years of interaction.

Grace says she was nervous about bringing the subject up with her subscriber. She suggested that she should see a doctor to have his testicles checked, but her appointment didn’t come right away.

Grace says he waited a couple of months to get a checkup because he was a little embarrassed. When he finally went to the doctor, he was diagnosed with Testicular cancer.

Though Grace says the conversation with her subscriber was a little awkward, she’s happy she worked up the courage to get his attention.

Testicular cancer is relatively rare, but it generally has a good prognosis: The survival rate is about 95%, according to Alexander Kutikov, MD, professor of surgical oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. Testicular cancer is relatively rare, but it generally has a good prognosis: The survival rate is about 95%, according to Alexander Kutikov, MD, professor of surgical oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.

Kutikov stressed that men shouldn’t wait if they notice any changes in their genitalia. The faster they go to see a doctor, the better the outcome if it turns out to be something serious.

For testicular cancer, “treatment can be much simpler if you catch it early, avoid chemotherapy and avoid major surgery,” Kutikov said.

“But even testicular cancers that occur after they have spread can be cured. So a delay is not optimal, but it is not as devastating as other cancers,” he added.

Most men diagnosed with testicular cancer develop it after noticing changes in the scrotum, where one testicle feels and looks different from the other, Kutikov said. In addition, there is usually a very firm mass or nodule that can be felt under the skin.

“Another common symptom is Back painbecause testicular cancer can also go to the lymph nodes in the back,” he said.

Kutikov says it all comes down to being aware of your body and noticing any major changes.

Grace suggests that sexual intimacy offers the opportunity to notice physical changes, “because you and your sexual partner can see each other’s body in the most intimate.”

“People should tell their partners if they notice any changes,” he says, for example, on the skin, such as sores or rashes or lumps under the skin. “Even a change in a mole could be essential to your partner’s health,” she said.

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