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Australian Bus-Stop Ad Dispenses Sunscreen to Beachgoers

Now that scientists better understand what horrors the fiery death star we call the sun can enact on our skin, it's crucial to convey those dangers to a population that…

July 19, 2011, 10:08 AM EDT

Canada Loves Your Colon, That 'Five Feet of Fabulous'

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer wants to start a "colonversation" with laypeople about their colonic health, and they got the log rolling with a faux-'50s educational video called "Five Feet…

May 20, 2011, 8:55 AM EDT

Please grab your junk and check for cancer

A picture of Iggy Pop on stage with his hand down his pants inspired the visuals for this pro-bono campaign for Self Chec from Arnold. Carrying the message "Love yourself…

January 10, 2011, 1:05 PM EST

Kindness brings cancer patients back to life

Belgium's Foundation Mimi uses the duality of mannequins—they're both familiar and outre—to devastating effect in this simple yet stirring spot from Leo Burnett in France. The group provides advice on…

December 7, 2010, 3:59 PM EST

One-testicled man has a ball with fundraiser

Slackers of the world have a new patron saint. Mark, the one-testicled Torontoan who spent 25 days at home on camera in his underwear, has raised $50,000 for the Canadian…

November 11, 2010, 11:21 AM EST

Spy on the undressed one-testicle Canadian

I really didn't expect to spend my free time last night watching a pale, chubby Canadian guy lounge around in his underwear, but I did it anyway. For charity. Underwear…

October 8, 2010, 9:52 AM EDT

Cancer PSA advises dudes to act like chicks

This new PSA from the Prostate Cancer Foundation implies that if you talk openly about prostate cancer with your buddies, you're a girly man—but in a good way! The…

May 24, 2010, 2:11 PM EDT

Canada preparing giant butt-mob for cancer

Taking the flash-mob concept literally, the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada is staging a "butt-mob" on March 31 to raise awareness for the cause. It's billed as the…

March 24, 2010, 9:22 AM EDT

Aussie cancer PSA shows attack on Sydney

The Gut Foundation and Sydney ad agency Banjo go the high-risk route in this Australian bowel-cancer PSA, using 9/11-type imagery to make an impact. The voiceover says: "If…

December 22, 2009, 9:15 AM EST

Canadians all sick and tired of cancer's crap

Web videos are the centerpiece of DDB's "Join the Fight" campaign for the Canadian Cancer Society. Non-actors whose lives have been ravaged (and in some cases, ruined) by the disease…

November 30, 2009, 11:53 AM EST