Kevin McKidd announced as Charity Ambassador

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Cahonas Scotland, the national charity dedicated to raising awareness of Male Cancers, is delighted to announce today a new Ambassador of the charity – Scottish actor Kevin McKidd. McKidd who currently stars as Dr Owen Hunt in hit US series Greys Anatomy is one of Scotland’s most well known actors having starred in hit film and TV series including Trainspotting, Brave and Rome. Kevin said, “I am very pleased to become ambassador of Cahonas Scotland. The charity is determined to improve awareness by focussing on early diagnosis, reducing stigmatisation and by making more people aware of the signs and symptoms of Male Cancers. I look forward to supporting the charity…

Walk with Scott fundraiser returns!

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This weekend will see the return of the “Walk with Scott” fundraiser, an amazing event supporting Cahonas Scotland and some other fantastic charities. The event will see Scott and friends walk about 56 miles, taking in all six of the county’s rugby clubs, with participants playing a game of tag rugby at each. Last year Scott Glynn had planned to mark his 50th last year with a quiet saunter around his favourite patch in East Lothian, but family and friends were having none of it. The president of Ross High RFC’s significant birthday event proved such a memorable occasion, raising more than £34,000 for 21 charities, it’s being repeated this…

Its time to get your bauballs out again!

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Bored of your standard bauble? Then why not treat yourself to some festive bauballs? After all, testicle-shaped decor is all the rage this season. The bauballs are the brainchild of Albion London, on behalf of the Testicular Cancer Awareness Group (Cahonas Scotland, MCAC, Wendy Gough Cancer Awareness Foundation, Robin Cancer Trust, Mark Gorry Foundation and Testicular Cancer Society), who will be selling packs of four – Elf, Santa’s Sack (snigger), Rudolph and Snowman – to raise money for their cause. We’re sure your mum would love it if you started hanging genital-shaped baubles from the family Christmas tree, and at just £6 per pack, these handmade decorations are a bit…

Stars loosen up again in aid of Male Cancer Awareness

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Johnny Depp cuddles up with 'blood brother' Keith Richards

Kylie, Robert Downey Jr, Susan Boyle, Keith Richards, Amy Macdonald and a host of the world’s best loved and well-known house-hold names from music, film, TV and sport have pledged their support to male cancer awareness, by donating their signed and worn ties and scarves, all to be auctioned as part of Cancer charity Cahonas Scotland’s eBay campaign. With men often “tongue tied” when discussing or dealing with male health issues the annual fundraiser and campaign aims to raise awareness and help bring positive change in Male Cancer Awareness. Going under the hammer items include a head scarf worn by Keith Richards on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine, a…