Phoenix, to remember the dangers of prostate cancer takes certain symbols like the Pink Ribbon for breast cancer. Canada men do so through the campaign ‘ Mo-noviembre, i.e. elongated mustache movement (moustache) during the month of November.
For the fourth time since 2007, this campaign will be carried out simultaneously in several regions of Canada. Campaign which aims to finance mengalang was initiated by the Prostate Cancer Foundation, an institution non-profit dealing with prostate cancer.
With estimates of participants in the tens of thousands of people, Mo-vember is expected to last until 25 November 2010. At the peak of the event which will be celebrated in Phoenix, one of the best mustache will be chosen as the icon of the prostate cancer campaign with the title Man of Mo-vember.
Although routinely done in Canada, the campaign actually started in Australia in 2003 and later spread to New Zealand next year. In everyday life in these countries, mustache or whiskers often abbreviated ‘mo’ so that the movement of whiskers extend in November called ‘Mo-vember’.
Quoted from Vancouversun, Sunday (11/07/2010), Canada are just beginning to adapt the campaign in 2007, with the participation of around 7000 people. As noted in the third time in 2009, the number of exhibitors had grown to 158 35 men and reached 8 million. $ United States, or about $ 71120 mln.
In the country in the region of North America, prostate cancer is the most types of cancer in men. Statistics show that 1 in 7 of the Canadian men with prostate cancer, and it is expected this year will be 4300 deaths due to this.
Although the mortality rate is so high, the disease is actually very possible to be healed. Even in the last 5 years, cure rates of prostate cancer (escaped death after a positive diagnosis) of Canada carrying high enough that 95 per cent.
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