Time To Go the Mo

Movember For Men's Health

Cliff Reeve

1 November 2017

Cliff Reeve

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The start of November each year sees many men tossing away the razor in an endeavor to look like a Spanish film star, however the real reason (we think) is to point a spotlight on men's health.

Movember has been around for years and this year I get the feeling more blokes will by trying to grow the mo while raising some dollars for the cause.

To highlight why we need this campaign take a look at these figures;     


  • 1-in-8 men will get prostate cancer in their lifetime
  • 1-in-2 men will be diagnosed with cancer
  • Testicular cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in men aged 15-29
  • 3-out-of-4 suicide victims are men
  • More than 500,000 men take their own life every year. That's one every minute.

Scary stuff hey?

So if you see a guy with the face fuzz who's giving his best Errol Flynn or Lee Van Cleef a shot, shake their hand and maybe make a donation to the cause.



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