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What is Movember? A month-long campaign dedicated to men’s health [Video]

The month-long campaign raises money and encourages people to grow out their mustache or stick one on to spark conversations about men’s health.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The video above is from April 30, 2021.

Monday, Nov. 1, marked the beginning of a month-long movement called Movember, which puts a fun, conversation-starting twist on the serious health issues men face, specifically mental health, suicide prevention, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer. 

Women, on average, live five years longer than men. The Movember Foundation attributes some of this to a “lack of awareness and understanding of the health issues men face.”

The movement was founded by the Movember Foundation in 2003. The internationally recognized month-long campaign raises money and encourages people to grow out their mustache or stick one on to spark conversations about men’s health.

“Using the mustache as a catalyst, the idea is to bring about change and give men the opportunity and confidence to learn and talk about their health and …

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How Gay Men Speak about Prostate Cancer [Video]

Do gay and bisexual men with prostate cancer discuss their disease in a unique way? Professor William West, PhD from the University of Minnesota presents his thesis to you and Darryl Mitteldorf, LCSW from Malecare.Mr. Mitteldorf and Professor West are co-investigators on the RESTORE study, investigating novel interventions for improving post-treatment quality of life for gay men with prostate cancerClick on SUBSCRIBE for more videos from this year's prostate cancer patient conference.More information about prostate cancer at https://malecare.org

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Resistance Training, Exercise and Prostate Cancer [Video]

How does exercise and resistance training help men with prostate cancer? Dr. Kerri Winters-Stone, is an exercise scientist and the Elnora Thompson Distinguished Professor in the Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. She is also co-director of the Knight Community Partnership Program and Co-program leader of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program for the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. Dr. Winters-Stone is interviewed by Darryl Mitteldorf, LCSW from Malecare.Please click SUBSCRIBE for more videos from this years prostate cancer patient conference.More information about prostate cancer at: https://malecare.org