In the Media

27 Apr
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Directors

Earl Jarrett, CD, Hon. LL.D, JP FCA, MSc (Accounting) General Manager Earl Jarrett was appointed General Manager of JNBS in October 1999. He joined the Society in 1997 as Executive with responsibility for Compliance and Overseas Subsidiaries. Mr. Jarrett is ...

27 Apr
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Our History

1955: The Jamaica Cancer Society was founded on December 6th, by the Honourable Dr Ken McNeill. 1963: The Society erected the Hope Institute, a 32-bed hospital on lands in the vicinity of the University Hospital. The function of the Institute ...

12 Apr
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Cancer Society Wants Help From Phone Companies

Yulit Gordon, executive director for the Jamaica Cancer Society, has made an appeal for telecommunications firms to do more in spreading the word about cancer prevention and treatment in the island. “I would love to see the telecoms companies, just ...

12 Apr
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More People Being Tested But Not Enough, Says Jamaica Cancer Society

In its never-ending battle against deadly onslaughts, the Jamaica Cancer Society has its eyes set on saving no less than 10 per cent of the lives under attack from raging cancerous diseases. “Ideally, we would want to to be in ...

12 Apr
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Shunning Prostate Probe – Fear Of Anal Examination Puts Jamaican Men At Risk

Cultural barriers are preventing scores of Jamaican men from doing a simple test for prostate cancer which could save their lives. Prostate cancer, which affects only men, is one the most frequently diagnosed cancers in Jamaica, and among the leading ...