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Have you or the men in your life had a prostate check recently?
Rod Beckwith November 13, 2015

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Have you or the men in your life had a prostate check recently?

It’s Movember

Did you know?

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide, with more than 1.1 million cases recorded in 2012. .

1 in 20 men who get testicular cancer will die.

Even when successful, treatment can take a toll on the physical and mental health of those affected

1 in 4 of us will have a mental health problem at some point in our lives

The Movember Foundation is a global charity committed to men living happier, healthier, longer lives. The foundation invests in research and health services that contribute to fewer men dying from prostate cancer and an improved quality of life for those with the disease.

Since 2003, millions have joined the men’s health movement, raising $685 million and funding over 1,000 programs focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity.\

Taking action to improve men’s health

The Movember Institute is creating positive change for men’s health by raising awareness and educating men year-round, and through the take-over of the month formerly known as November. For 30 days participants moustaches turns them into a walking, talking billboard for men’s health.

Find out more

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