Here’s why KPRC 2 men are growing their facial hair this month
HOUSTON – If you’ve seen our newscasts lately, you may have noticed something different from the men at KPRC 2. Scroll to the bottom to support the No-Shave November campaignThey are participating in No-Shave November, a month-long journey to spark conversation and raise cancer awareness. This year, in addition to growing out their facial hair, they are raising money for the cause. You can either donate to the team as a whole or donate to your favorite KPRC 2 team member. Traditionally, for No-Shave November, all facial hair is grown.
What Al Roker’s diagnosis teaches us about risk factors for prostate cancer
When it comes to prostate cancer, about six cases in 10 are diagnosed in men who are 65 or older. “Turns out, I have prostate cancer," Roker admitted. “Then in groups that are at a higher risk of prostate cancer groups, like we mentioned African American men, for patients who have a family history of prostate cancer... screening even earlier. Screening involves mostly blood-based tests to look for prostate cancer.”In recent years, there have been many options for men with prostate cancer. Here’s what KPRC 2 Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley chose during his battle with prostate cancer.
KPRC 2 men participate in No-Shave November
That's because they are participating in No-Shave November, a month-long journey to spark conversation and raise cancer awareness. This year, in addition to growing out their facial hair, they are raising money for the cause. Donate to the KPRC 2 Men team here. Many people use Movember and No-Shave November interchangeably, but they are separate movements. For No-Shave November, all facial hair is grown.
What is Movember or NoShavember anyway?
(CNN) - It's the first of November, which means it's the start of Movember or NoShavember. The Movember Foundation focuses on men's health, and NoShavember is aimed at fighting cancer, regardless of sex. MovemberThe Movember Foundation started in 2003 by Travis Garone and Luke Slattery in Melbourne, according to the organization's website. In 2012, the Movember Foundation was ranked as one of the Top 100 non-governmental organizations in the world by NGO Advisor. More than 20 countries participate in Movember every year now, and the organization has raised over $700 million, according to its website.