Men urged to talk about their health

Men urged to talk about their health

The Irish Cancer Society is encouraging men to talk about their health.

Today is the start of the annual Movember campaign, where men grow moustaches in an effort to raise awareness and money for men's cancer treatment.

The campaign is specifically focused on raising awareness of prostate cancer.

Mary Cremin is the Care, Advice, Support and Education Nurse in St. James' Hospital in Dublin: "Anybody from the age of 50 on should be getting a prostate cancer blood test done with their GP and getting their prostate checked as well and we would advice people to do it on an annual basis.

More in this Section

'Be vigilant': HSE issues warning over contact tracing text scam'Be vigilant': HSE issues warning over contact tracing text scam

Reimagined Galway 2020 programme will be largely onlineReimagined Galway 2020 programme will be largely online

Taoiseach: Phase four re-opening may be delayed over fears around gatherings and house partiesTaoiseach: Phase four re-opening may be delayed over fears around gatherings and house parties

'Continue to protect each other': Health officials urge those socialising this weekend to be 'responsible''Continue to protect each other': Health officials urge those socialising this weekend to be 'responsible'


Lifestyle

Naomi Campbell model tells Michael Odell why she’s inspired by Black Lives Matter and the young people taking action against racial injusticeModel behaviour - Naomi Campbell at 50

Eve Kelliher explores temples of Zoom to get verdict on relocation from boardroom to spare roomWhat we've learned from world's biggest remote working experiment

As those of us who love to have friends round are tentatively sending out invitations, we’re also trying to find a workable balance with necessary social distancing rules, writes Carol O’CallaghanTable manners: How to entertain at home post-lockdown

Helen O’Callaghan says asthma sufferers need to watch pollen levelsBreathe easy: Pollen tracker protects asthma sufferers

More From The Irish Examiner