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Posts by Justin Birckbichler

Survivor, Testicular Cancer

Justin Birckbichler is a men’s health activist, testicular cancer survivor, and the founder of In November 2016, he was diagnosed with stage II testicular cancer at the age of 25. Throughout his diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy, and being cleared in remission in March 2017, he has been passionate about sharing his story to spread awareness about testicular cancer, promote open conversation about men’s health, and talk about the unspoken realities of being a cancer survivor.

Men Have No Emotions

by Justin Birckbichler March 1, 2021

As a society, we’ve decided that men are not to show their feelings while women are painted as emotionally transparent. Cancer has shown me that I can’t afford to do that.


Thank you for Showing Me How I was Squandering My Life

by Justin Birckbichler November 27, 2019

While most people say you’re a terrible thing, I don’t always agree. Sure, you took a lot from me, including time, money, my sense of security, and my left testicle, but you also taught me a lot. Wondering if I was going to die at 25 really forced me to take a good, hard look at my life.