In the Media

19 Nov
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Cancer Society Welcomes Move to Enact Tobacco Legislation

The Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) and its partner, the Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control, have welcomed the efforts by the Government to enact comprehensive legislation in 2019 to ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorships. Executive Director of the JCS, Yulit ...

19 Nov
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JCS, JCTC back government’s plan to ban tobacco promotion

The Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) and the Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC) have endorsed plans by the Government to enact legislation in 2019 to ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorships. Yulit Gordon, Executive Director of the JCS, said the ...

14 Oct
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Volunteerism Pays

While the rain drenched the capital last Thursday, inside the ballroom at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel was warm and cozy and like-minded individuals gathered to celebrate those who give of themselves. The Council of Voluntary Social Services hosted their 2018 National ...

14 Oct
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Jamaica Reach to Recovery assists 100 breast cancer survivors

CAROLIND Graham, chairperson, Jamaica Reach to Recovery, says the organisation was able to assist some 100 women affected by breast cancer with the $3.2 million it raised through various activities last year. “That money was used to help them with ...

14 Oct
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Marilyn Williams: Outstanding Volunteer Of The Year

Marilyn Williams fought back the tears when she was told that she was the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year, an award that was bestowed on her recently by the Council of Voluntary Social Services (CVSS). “I was so elated, I ...

14 Oct
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Men step up for prostate cancer screening in Manchester

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — More than 100 men came out this month to access free prostate cancer screenings here. The event was a partnership of the Lion’s Club of Mandeville, Jamaica Cancer Society, Guardian Group, Villa Medical Centre, and Impact Trading. ...

10 Sep
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The Importance of Your Donations

As we approach another major cancer awareness month, we are once again reminded of just how much the donations our supporters make help to improve the lives of so many Jamaicans. Our mission is to eliminate cancer as a major ...

10 Sep
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More than 100 men show up for free prostate cancer screening

The Jamaica Cancer Society on Friday had free prostate cancer screening for the first 100 men who showed up at its annual initiative to raise awareness and increase prostate cancer screening, especially among men who fear the process of getting ...

06 Sep
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Prostate cancer worry

EXECUTIVE Director of the Jamaica Cancer Society Yulit Gordon is calling on the Government to draft a policy which, she believes, would establish a national screening programme to facilitate the early detection of prostate cancer. In fact, Gordon wants the ...

06 Sep
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Men Urged To Undergo Screening For Early Detection Of Prostate Cancer

With September being observed as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, President of the Caribbean Urological Association Dr William Aiken is warning men that screening for prostate cancer is the only way to guarantee early detection of the disease. In an interview ...

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