Check, 3

Agency Network: 
May 2009

Print advertisment created by Lowe, United States for Check your neck, within the category: Public Interest, NGO.

Thyroid cancer is growing 5 times faster than testicular cancer. Ask your doctor to check your neck. It could save your life.

Advertising Agency: Lowe Worldwide, New York, USA
Creative Director: Bernie Hogya
Art Director: Raj Kamble
Designer: Ken Rabe
Copywriter: Chip Rich
Illustrator: Keith Negley
Chief Creative Officer: Mark Wnek

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Who says that advertising has too many gays?

Dale's picture
Activity Score 370

Gah. I understand where you're coming from as I've done many disease awareness campaigns but the execution is shit. Men (largely) aren't worried about testicular cancer so an ad saying instead of checking your balls, check your neck seems ineffectual. They aren't doing the first bit to begin with. Bowel cancer is another that isn't on the tips of anyone's tongue. To say X happens more than Y only works if Y is something I care about.

The breast cancer is probably more effective, but it's a one-off. If you want to raise awareness go all out. This is too timid; everything relies on comparing to other diseases and that can not possibly be the best way to go. Go back to the drawing board and you can do better.

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ivan's picture

Perhaps in the UK testicular cancer isn't cared for much by man, but in eastern europe i think it is. Not sure how it measures in other parts of the world.

Guest's picture

I LIKE IT, diferent.......

Guest's picture

This is exceptional. The artwork is brilliant and does the concept justice. Most enjoyable piece I've seen on here in a long while.


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Guest's picture

can't believe this piece of crappa actually won Clio.

TRICKY's picture
Activity Score 3954

why is the doctor "Black"??

The man who stops advertising to save money is like the man who stops the clock to save time

AXAY555's picture
Activity Score 582

coz he's wearing white(offwhite) color shirt.

mitchelle2child's picture
Activity Score 87


insight_3j's picture
Activity Score 45

very classic and elegant... well done!

asifthebest's picture
Activity Score 88

Its different & practical! Congrats!

Guest's picture

Campanha Feia! não gosto!!!!
Hooorivel! Sei que vai ganhar um monte de prêmios mas é feia!

Guest's picture

Who says that advertising has too many gays?