Anthony Jackson: Diagnosed with testicular cancer in my twenties

I’m not someone who goes to the doctor very often. I was back in the UK, and had noticed a bump on my testicles for some time now, but I didn’t want to talk about it or confront it.

Tim Robillard: You don’t have to battle cancer alone

I’ve always been an active person throughout my life, and I was a physical education teacher. So to find out, at 48, that I had prostate cancer, that came as a pretty big surprise. 

Eugene Calalang: I was lucky

It’s recommended that all men begin talking to their GP about a PSA test at the age of 50 (or 45 if you have a family history). But just a few months before my 43rd birthday, my doctor brought up doing a PSA test just to establish an accurate baseline for tests in later years.

Dr. Nic Hart: Helping men feel better, move better & live longer

Hundreds of thousands of men around the world are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. In addition to the toll that cancer takes on the body and mind, the necessary treatment for that cancer can also produce a range of life-changing side effects.

Adam Shaw: Fighting testicular cancer

In September 2013 I found an abnormality during a self-exam, and my wife encouraged me to go to the doctor.

Jeff George: Because I've been there, I know how tough it gets

I chose to talk, and I received the help I need. Now I try to use my experiences and use my voice to help others.

Patrice Lavoie: I do Movember to help my fellow men overcome

As a gay man who grew up without a male figure, I had built my own version of what I thought a man should be: an overachieving, masculine, always-smiling, successful and strong gentleman. 

Kevin Swain: We should talk about the tough shit

When I began to share my story, I began to heal from attempting suicide. I do Movember to tell that story.

Jon and Mark Hirsch: We battled prostate cancer together

Grandfather, father, and twin brothers all diagnosed with prostate cancer. The Hirsch men share their Movember story.

Rochelle Nicole: Breaking the stigma around depression

I do Movember because I want to break the stigma around mental health and depression. The more we open up about it, the closer we get.

Manal Aboelata-Henry: I want my sons to live long, happy lives

Today's men and boys shouldn't have to lug around all of the social baggage that tells them they should stuff their feelings and bury them.

Andrew Perez: Showing my dad I'm here for him

On the day that Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett died, I got a phone call from my dad telling me that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer.