Justin's Bio

Justin Birckbichler is a men’s health activist, testicular cancer survivor, and the founder of aBallsySenseofTumor.com. 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 and promote open conversation about men's health.

In addition to his work through ABSOT, Justin's writing has appeared in Cure Magazine, I Had Cancer, The Mighty, The Good Men Project, Stupid Cancer, and more. His work with awareness of men's health has been featured by British GQ, Healthline, Ball Boys, and various other organizations. See this page for a complete listing of all media appearances/features and guest posts about ABSOT.

In 2017, ABSOT won an award for the Best Advocacy and Awareness Cancer Blog in 2017 and Justin was recognized as one of 15 People Who Raised Cancer Awareness in 2017. He was also one of the selected attendees of HealtheVoices18. In 2018, Justin was selected as the winner of the Hilarious Patient Leader Category in the 2018 WEGO Health Awards.

Justin also serves as a member of the Strategic Advisory Board for the Cancer Knowledge Network, as a board member of the Young Adult Cancer Survivor Advisory Board for Lacuna Loft, and on the Board of Directors for the Crush It For Curtis Foundation. He also supports testicular cancer patients and survivors through his role as Testicular Cancer Squad Captain on CancerBro and as the Testicular Cancer Hive Leader on HealthBeMe.

Outside of the “cancer world,” Justin is an instructional technology coach, amateur chef, technology aficionado and avid reader. He lives in Fredericksburg, VA with his wife, cat, and dog.

Connect with him on Instagram (@aballsysenseoftumor), on Twitter (@absotTC), on Facebook (Facebook.com/aballsysenseoftumor), on YouTube, or via email (justin@aballsysenseoftumor.com).



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