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28 Oct
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361 breast prostheses donated by FFP

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Food For The Poor Jamaica (FFPJ) donated 361 breast prostheses valued at approximately $2.6 million to the Jamaica Cancer Society and its social outreach arm, Jamaica Reach to Recovery, on October 14. The ...

28 Oct
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Relief for breast cancer patients

IT is being described as the miracle drug. Jamaicans who are suffering from an aggressive type of breast cancer are now breathing a sigh of relief, thanks to the introduction of a new drug that medical experts say is more ...

28 Oct
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Sheryl Lee Ralph For Keeping Abreast Luncheon

The annual staging of the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS)/Jamaica Reach to Recovery Keeping Abreast Luncheon, celebrating breast cancer survivorship and solidarity with the cause, will take place this Thursday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston, starting at noon. ...

28 Oct
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Camperdown goes pink!

CAMPERDOWN High School did its part in raising awareness about breast cancer on its Pink Friday. What a day! In the run-up to Pink Friday, the grade 10 cohort spearheaded school-wide efforts to boost breast cancer awareness. The activities included ...

26 Oct
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Denise Mullings’ 20-Year Cancer Battle

In 20 years, Denise Mullings has beaten breast and sarcoma cancer, had a miracle baby, and now lives a healthy and happy life. It all started in 1984 when Mullings decided to teach her husband Bosworth to do her self-breast ...

26 Oct
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Children Can Get Cancer, Too

People often express surprise that children can get cancer. Cancer in childhood occurs infrequently compared to adult cancers but is very important to know about, as it is one of the leading causes of death in children under 14 years ...

26 Oct
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“Fabulous, Fashionable, Financially Focused”

MANDEVILLE, Manchester – Coming here on Friday October 23 is a conference geared specifically towards women. Organiser Dennise Williams told the Jamaica Observer Central at the launch at Regie’s Fine Dining Restaurant in the parish that the event dubbed “Fabulous, ...

26 Oct
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Advocate wants more facilities for terminal cancer patients

LATOYA West Blackwood is only one of several people who have lost loved ones to cancer. While stories of people surviving the deadly disease are often told, she is concerned about the system in place for those who are diagnosed ...

26 Oct
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Earl Jarrett to be inducted into PSOJ Hall of Fame

GENERAL manager of the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), Earl Jarrett, will on October 28, 2015 be inducted into the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica’s (PSOJ) Private Sector Hall of Fame. Jarrett has had a long history of involvement with ...

26 Oct
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‘Never Giving Up’ – Jamaica Cancer Society Vows To Continue Fight

The Jamaica Cancer Society marks 60 years of service and commitment to the people of Jamaica with a number of activities this year. The celebrations, under the theme ‘Never Giving Up’, will begin tomorrow, under the patronage of Governor General ...

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