The Testicle Mascot

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You’ve got to love the openness of the Brazilians.  This is their mascot of testicle cancer awareness.  And he is posing with kids!   He goes by the name of Mr. Balls per this website.   I think we would have a better name if he was a mascot here in the US.  I am going with “Lumpy” or “Curly”.    What do you guys think?

Douglas Farrago MD

Douglas Farrago MD is a full-time practicing family doc in Forest, Va. He started Forest Direct Primary Care where he takes no insurance and bills patients a monthly fee. He is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. Dr. Farrago is the author of four books, two of which are the top two most popular DPC books. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Dr. Farrago is also the editor of the blog Authentic Medicine which was born out of concern about where the direction of healthcare is heading and the belief that the wrong people are in charge. This blog has been going daily for more than 15 years Article about Dr. Farrago in Doximity Email Dr. Farrago – [email protected] 

  4 comments for “The Testicle Mascot

  1. joonjeong.kr
    May 15, 2013 at 9:00 am

    I every time spent my half an hour to read this website’s articles or reviews every day along with a mug of coffee.

  2. May 9, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    names? how about mr Nutz or Sir Comesalot

  3. J. R. Johnson
    May 9, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    Best laugh of the week. My entire office staff (mostly female) are rolling on the floor laughing their asses off. We know it is a serious subject but the picture is a hoot.

  4. Ken Dryden
    May 8, 2013 at 11:29 am

    As a 33 year survivor (not 33 year old survivor) of testicular cancer, I also appreciate the openness of the Brazilians in promoting awareness of this disease. I offered to talk to students in my city and only two schools took advantage. Oddly enough, it was middle schoolers who took it more seriously than those in high school. The program fell apart due to lack of interest.

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