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05 Nov
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Breast Cancer Warrior Battles On – Michelle Robinson Says Family And Faith Motivate Her To Fight

The love for her family, her faith and the inner strength to keep living for her three children has made Michelle Robinson relentless in her fight against breast cancer, a diagnosis she received a year ago. The 36-year-old educator said ...

07 Apr
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Michael Abrahams | The Pap Smear Made Simple

Cervical cancer continues to be a major health issue. Worldwide, it is both the fourth-most common cause of cancer and the fourth-most common cause of death from cancer in women. But the malady is easily avoidable. The Pap smear is ...

18 Jul
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Relay for Life

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28 Apr
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2016 RELAY FOR LIFE

What is Relay For Life? Relay For Life Story What is Relay For Life? Relay For Life is a unique, challenging and fun way to raise money for the Jamaica Cancer Society in any community, large or small – and ...

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 ...

02 Oct
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Breast cancer survivor: Jennifer Morgan-Petgrave

Her diagnosis: In 1994, Jennifer Morgan-Petgrave wasted no time seeking medical attention when her left breast looked swollen and she started to have pain in her breast, back and shoulder. She was only 34 at the time, and physicians in ...

02 Oct
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Jamaica Cancer Society Says Men Are Heeding the Call

The Jamaica Cancer Society is reporting that more men are heeding the call to take Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) tests and Digital Rectal Examinations (DRE) for prostate cancer. In an interview with JIS News, Executive Director of the Jamaica Cancer ...

29 Jun
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Jamaica Cancer Society Highlights

Relay for Life Highlights Anti-Tobacco Poster Competition Highlights

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