No Shave November
Make prostate cancer fear the beard.
How to Help
No Shave November – or Movember – is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches/ beards during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer and other male cancers, and associated charities. The goal of Movember is to “change the face of men’s health.”
By encouraging men to get involved, Movember aims to increase early cancer detection, diagnosis and effective treatments, and ultimately reduce the number of preventable deaths. Besides annual check-ups, Movember encourages men to be aware of family history of cancer and to adopt a healthier lifestyle.
Grow it Out and Raise Awareness!
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Grow out your facial hair all throughout the month of November and when people ask you why, let them know you are raising awareness for men’s health, including prostate cancer. Ask your colleagues to donate to Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago (PCFC) in your honor.
Many employers will match contributions as well! Employers are also invited to contact Kelly O’Brien, PCFC Executive Director at (630) 366-7861, to discuss using No Shave November to launch your Corporate Wellness opportunity. We are available throughout the year to help build awareness with presentations on men’s health and prostate cancer, whether as a stand alone”lunch-and-learn” event, or as a topic fitting within your Wellness program.By encouraging men to get involved, No Shave November aims to increase early cancer detection, diagnosis and effective treatments, and ultimately reduce the number of preventable deaths. Besides annual check-ups, No Shave November encourages men to be aware of family history of cancer and to adopt a healthier lifestyle.