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Movember madness – how to style your 'Mo'

It's that time of year again – and we hope all men are growing their moustaches in support of Movember. Here are a few guidelines for you to 'get your Mo on' for prostate cancer awareness this month.

Movember: Coming to a ‘local’ face near you

With only a few short weeks until the start of Movember – where men once again take up the challenge to grow a moustache after starting clean shaven on 1 Movember – upper lips across the country are already twitching in anticipation.

Prostate ops save lives

Removal of the prostate gland offers longer survival rates than radiation therapy, careful monitoring, or hormone therapy for men with "localised" prostate cancer.

Vit D does not decrease cancer

Contrary to findings from some earlier studies, new research suggests that high vitamin D levels do not decrease the risk of prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer hard on wives

A diagnosis of prostate cancer may take as great a toll on wives' well-being as it does men's, new research suggests.

Green tea fights prostate cancer

Drinking five or more cups of green tea a day could halve the risks of developing advanced prostate cancer, according to a recent Japanese study.

Cold virus to fight prostate cancer

A genetically engineered version of the cold virus helped flush prostate cancer cells out of hiding in mice, making them easier to see on imageing equipment, scientists say.

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