A candid occasionally unpleasant but frequently hilarious true story of a newly married man's journey through the terrors of being diagsed with cancer and all that follows. When Ben Peacock a young advertising writer is unexpectedly diagsed with testicular cancer his life morphs into one darkly humorous rollercoaster ride of survival which plunges through immediate lifesaving surgery the prospect of imminent death the ravages of chemotherapy and the uncertainties of his future. Ben Peacock writes: Lessons From My Left Testicle tarts in the toilet of a pub at 3 am and goes downhill from there taking you on a scalpel-ridden chemo-charged fight to the death which proves that you can have life sorted one day and be fighting for it the next. It is a humorous yet painful chronicle; lighthearted yet intellectually satisfying. You'll visit hospitals and healers, learn the dark but strangely amusing secrets of sperm banks and suppositories before being spat out the other side bruised yet emotionally enriched with the soothing reminder that what doesnt kill you makes you stronger ...and that when life throws out a challenge the only way to respond is to paste on a smile and go kick its arse.