Category Archives: blog

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 ...

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 ...

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