As many of us are coming down off the Halloween candy sugar rush, others of us are gearing up for another event–Movember. Men are encouraged to “change the face of men’s health” by quite literally changing their faces and letting their facial hair grow for an entire month.
The goal is to raise awareness and funds for all men’s health issues, especially prostate and testicular cancers. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer for American men after skin cancer and will affect 1 man in 6 during his lifetime. Testicular cancer is rarer but often found in younger men.
Actor Nick Offerman, perhaps best known for his sweet ‘stache and playing the beloved Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation offers his tips on growing a mustache to be proud of.
Or if you can’t grow a mustache, like me, but want to show your support, you can always add a mustache to a photo or take a photo with a mustache.
To learn more about Movember, visit movember.com or if you would like more information on prostate cancer, check out CURE‘s recent A Patient’s Guide to Prostate Cancer, Second Edition.