GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -- Throughout this month men may be growing out their facial hair. They're not just growing it out for the look -- it's for a good cause, called Movember. Or many refer to the month as "No Shave November."
The month is focused on creating more awareness about men's health... According to the University of Florida's Department of Urology, this month is aimed at taking action to help with "early cancer detection, diagnosis, and effective treatments, and ultimately reduce the number of preventable deaths." In addition, they hope this month motivates men to work towards a healthier and more active way of life.
Some of the specific concerns this month focuses on are Testicular and Prostate cancer.