In the Media

21 Jan
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Sagicor sets $50-m target for 2016 Sigma Run

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Sagicor Group Jamaica has set out to double the amount of money raised last year, setting its target at $50 million for this year’s staging of the Sigma Corporate Run. The 18th staging of the event, which ...

14 Jan
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Have you done your Pap smear yet?

A Pap smear is a screening test administered as an easy way to check the cervix for abnormal cell changes. It detects early changes in the cells of the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb) ...

14 Jan
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Focus on youth for Lung Cancer and Drug Awareness Month

The Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) and the National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA) are increasing their focus on smoking among young people in order to prevent lung cancer. Fundraising and Public Relations Officer at the JCS Shullian Brown said that ...

14 Jan
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Jamaica Cancer Society offering training on how to quit smoking

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) has collaborated with the American Cancer Society to offer free training on how to quit smoking. “Smoking addiction is a disease that requires professional help and not many persons are able ...

14 Jan
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Balloons against breast cancer

Wolmer’s High School for Girls and its brother institution were among the schools that sought to raise funds for cancer research and awareness about the condition during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The international observance took place in October under the ...

14 Jan
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Consumer Brands supports breast cancer patients

With more underserved breast cancer patients struggling to access crucial live-saving drugs, Consumer Brands Jamaica Limited has responded to an appeal from Executive Director of the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) Yulit Gordon to provide much-needed support to the women. Administrative ...

11 Jan
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Cancer care gets $4-m injection from CIBC FirstCaribbean

THE Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) can provide increased opportunities for screening for the disease, and diagnostic services, as well as expand its education and treatment programmes, thanks to a $4-million injection from CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank. The money, the proceeds ...

04 Nov
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PSOJ Hall of Fame Inductee Invites Others to “Pledge”

Humanitarian Earl Jarrett, the 23rd inductee to The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Hall of Fame and general manager of Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), has challenged others to join him in his support of the work of the Jamaica Cancer ...

04 Nov
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Sheryl Lee Ralph urges women to love themselves

IT was indeed a pink affair at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston last Thursday as hundreds of cancer advocates and survivors joined in celebration of the annual staging of the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS)/Jamaica Reach to Recovery Keeping ...

04 Nov
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Keeping Abreast With Sheryl Lee Ralph

“When you wake up in the morning and look in the mirror, love what you see. Take care of who you see, and remember to put on your own mask first before putting on anybody else’s” said actress, singer and ...

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