Category Archives: blog

10 Aug
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Sandals Foundation contributes to fight against cervical cancer

ACCORDING to the Jamaica Cancer Society, cervical cancer is the second most common cancer affecting women in Jamaica. The realisation that women in and around the parish of St Elizabeth didn’t have access to diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer ...

08 Jul
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Sagicor Foundation Awards Sigma Run Sponsors

The Sagicor Foundation recognised and awarded sponsors and partners of the 2016 Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run at a special appreciation reception at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on Wednesday, June 29. The major sponsors were honoured by Sagicor for their support ...

13 Apr
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‘We don’t have to wait on Government’

BOARD chairman of the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS), Earl Jarrett, yesterday appealed to Jamaicans to come together and solve the country’s health problems instead of waiting on the Government. “In the scriptures we hardly hear about the government; in fact ...

13 Apr
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Corporate Hands: Consumer Brands Supports Cancer Patients

Consumer Brands Limited has kept its promise to donate $1 million each to two women under its ‘Always a Fighting Chance’ programme – who were unable to afford necessary cancer treatment. With help from the Oncology Department at the University ...

13 Apr
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Remember: Cervical Cancer Awareness

THE Jamaica Cancer Society will be placing focus on cervical cancer during Cancer Awareness Month in April. Under the theme, ‘Cervical Cancer is the Most Preventable Cancer…Do Your Pap Smear’, the aim is to raise awareness and encourage more women ...

06 Apr
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Sagicor Sigma Run raises record $43m

The Jamaica Cancer Society, Black River Hospital and children with cancer across the island are now recipients of $43 million raised through the 2016 Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run which took place yesterday in Kingston. “Sagicor is truly grateful for the ...

29 Mar
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Students the focus of anti-tobacco forum

STUDENTS from schools across the island benefited from an informative, eye-opening Anti-Tobacco Youth Forum staged by the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) Wednesday at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston. The event included video and audiovisual presentations, and talks from representatives ...

29 Mar
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Higher Learning The Right Way – Oberlin High’s Guidance Unit Helps Students To ‘Kick Butt’, Learn Dangers Of Drug Abuse

Almost a year after the law made the possession of two ounces, or less, of ganja a non-arrestable, but ticketable, offence, and some students went on a ganja-smoking spree immediately thereafter, at least one school is still grappling with students ...

29 Mar
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Students Educated About Dangers Of Smoking

Students from schools across the island benefited from an informative, eye-opening Anti-Tobacco Youth Forum staged by the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) on Wednesday, March 2, at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston. The event included video and audiovisual presentations, and talks ...

16 Mar
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The Jamaica Multiple Myeloma Support Group Marks March as Myeloma Awareness Month (MAM) in Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica, Feb. 04, 2016: The Jamaica Myeloma Support Group will join the rest of the world in observing Myeloma Awareness Month in March 2016 with a number of events designed to build awareness of a disease of the plasma cells ...

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