Movember is time for men to look out for their health
Not every man suits a beard or moustache, as will be evident during this month, but they should be applauded for daring to make facial hair a feature of their life in November. For it is part of the movement aimed at increasing awareness of men's cancers and mental ill-health. Men are notorious for not seeking medical help with either their physical or mental health and this annual campaign is a way of reminding them of the dangers of such an approach.
Today, three men tell us their brushes with cancer and mental ill-health and how it was just by good fortune in two cases that their poor health was noticed. Their experiences should serve as a warning.
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