Cayman Islands Cancer Society
CICS is a charity incorporated in 1995 in the Cayman Islands. The Society is funded through charitable donations and fundraising events. The mission of the Society is to increase awareness among the people of the Cayman Islands of cancer as a major health concern, to initiate positive change in all areas relating to cancer, to prevent the development of cancer and to counsel and support cancer patients and their families.
February is World Cancer Awareness Month
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Hospital Relying on Charity for Key Equipment
The Cayman Islands hospital has resumed EEG tests after a local family raised the necessary cash donation by running marathons. But CNS understands the hospital is still short of much-needed equipment. In particular, the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and the Breast Cancer Foundation are currently trying to raise half a million dollars to replace the aging mammogram machine, and North Side MLA Ezzard Miller is calling on government to use its budget surplus to pay for a new machine.
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Published February 13, 2017