Bid to raise awareness on prostate cancer

The Suva Golden Oldies Rugby Club ( SGORC) in collaboration with Fiji Cancer Society and the Ministry of Health will launch their Balls and Beards Prostate Cancer Awareness and fundraising campaign at the Defence Club in Suva tomorrow.

Club president Mason Smith said they would also announced the names of their members that were going to grow their beards, pledge and the amount of money participants would raise.

For the past years, the club had been quite vocal about prostate cancer, healthy living and the importance of getting screened and tested especially for men who were 30 years and above.

Apart from their usual campaigns he said they had also distributed prostate cancer posters and were also in the process of translating their prostate cancer brochures in the two vernaculars.

The event will begin at 6pm.

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