1 in 6 U.S. men will develop prostate cancer
Explorebigksky.com Assistant Editor
It might be hard to believe that a little bit of upper lip fur could make an
impact on men’s health worldwide. One group out of Australia would
Because of high rates of cancer developing in men—1 in 6 U.S. men
will develop prostate cancer—a group in 2003 created Movember, or
The idea is simple: Keep the razor and shaving cream hidden in the cabinet;
don’t shave; generate awareness surrounding high rates of cancer in
The group’s participation has skyrocketed from 30 members in 2003 to
about 450,000 in 2010. Movember has also generated more than $100
million (Aussie dollars), which is donated to cancer researches and
causes like Livestrong.
Check out some of these statistics and consider cultivating a little facial
hair in the name of men’s health.