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It doesn't take balls to talk about testicular cancer, it takes courage
When Christopher Lloyd hands you his business card, the first thing you notice is that it’s round. And why not? After all, Lloyd is president of Oneball — a charitable, completely volunteer-driven, cancer organization focusing on testicular cancer.
Christopher Lloyd named the 2017 Winner of the Calgary Stampede's Western Legacy Awards in Innovation
Christopher Lloyd is dedicated to promoting awareness for testicular cancer. He is the president of a local testicular cancer charity, Oneball, and works tirelessly to increase education, research funding and patient assistance. Christopher also supports school chapters at the local universities through Oneball. He has been instrumental in fundraising for Oneball through volunteer events and is a passionate advocate for those struggling with this type of cancer. Christopher is an inspirational leader always striving to do the right thing.
oneball named 2016 innovation award winner by the Calgary Chamber of Volunteer organizations
Calgary and Area nonprofits do incredible work! This year’s nonprofit innovation awards saw a record number of applicants and showcased an impressive array of initiatives. We heard stories of innovation that impact children, youth, families, and seniors. Nonprofits told us about their innovations in the areas of technology, accessibility, partnerships, programming, policy, fundraising, and communication. And this year we saw that innovation knows no bounds, with bold ideas coming from education, arts, recreation, human services, international development, environment, and health sectors, among others.
check out this Ballsy fighter!
Two-time cancer survivor Christopher Lloyd says it takes precisely zero balls to make a difference. And he would know, because after losing his testicles to cancer, the 29-year-old continues to fight the disease on behalf of men everywhere.
OUCH! CBC Chest wax
Ouch! Inspired by The 40-Year-Old Virgin film, several brave souls volunteered their burly chests for a good cause. It's was all part of Oneball's Comedy Night and Chest Wax held this week for testicular cancer awareness month.
I will survive podcast
We had a great conversation with Christopher Lloyd from One Ball on this episode of the Music 4 Life Podcast! Hear all about Christopher's journey and how he is giving back to our community.
Humans of UCalgary Spotlight
Each person in this amazing campus community has a unique story. Humans of UCalgary is a medium to see their diverse perspectives, on life, love, learning, and everything in between.
New research gives Calgary testicular cancer patients hope
Thanks to a new study involving the University of Calgary, testicular cancer patients are now being declared cancer-free years earlier.
Research results could change monitoring period for testicular cancer
Testicular cancer is the most common form of the disease in young males and a new study out of the University of Calgary is showing a cure rate of almost 100 percent in patients who are disease-free two years after diagnosis and treatment.
#FEELINGNUTS? I think so!
Testicular cancer survivors are hoping a "love grenade" campaign that has literally gone nuts elsewhere will explode in popularity in Calgary. The #feelingnuts campaign, created by United Kingdom brothers Simon and Andrew Salter, already claims to have reached more than 720 million people and has seen participants ranging from Hugh Jackman and William Shatner to pop sensations One Direction and Miley Cyrus.