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Team 3K4 Riding Across America

Russell Crumpler, Guy Manning, Craig Noble and Sudarshan Ratnavelu prepare to compete in the epic Race Across America (RAAM), raising funds and awareness for the Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF), Ellie’s Wish, Macmillan Cancer Support and us, the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS). This is such a cool event and we are looking forward to watching …

CICS Can Count on Stewart!

When someone is given the diagnosis by their doctor of any sort of serious illness, and in particular cancer, getting support on a multitude of levels is critical to their ability to fight the disease. Alex Stewart has been counselling cancer patients through the Cayman Islands Cancer Society for many years and Janette Fitzgerald, chief …

The Inaugural Cancer Society Luncheon

Join us for the Inaugural Cayman Cancer Society Luncheon! The luncheon will be held on April 19th, 2017 and includes a three course meal with a glass of wine.   Dr. Troy Gatcliffe will be the Key Note Presenter – he is a phenomenal speaker and very entertaining!   Tickets will be available at the CICS …

Coping with Grief and Loss

Coping with grief and loss can be overwhelming and every single person will deal with it differently. This is an upbeat song by James and if you don’t know what it’s about you might just miss that it was written by someone whose mother was dying. When you watch the video, of yarn unraveling, you …

Light Up the Night Cayman

Pink balloons and glowing bracelets will light up the night sky along Seven Mile Beach on Saturday, Mar. 11 when hundreds gather to walk in support of breast cancer patients and survivors. This year marks the seventh edition of the Breast Cancer Foundation’s annual Light Up The Night fundraising walk and organisers hope around 400 …

Cancer Thrivers Dinner 2017

This is the Cancer Survivors Dinner under the new name Cancer Thrivers Dinner. This annual dinner is a chance for people who have battled cancer and their caregiver/loved one to enjoy a celebration of life.  All cancer survivors are invited to attend.  If you are a survivor and you have not received an invitation, please …

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 …

Cayman Cancer Registry Anticipates Regional Facility

The Cayman Islands Cancer Registry is looking forward to the establishment of an operational registry in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, to be placed at the Caribbean Public Health Agency headquarters. The location would improve capacity in the Cayman Islands, as well as support regional cancer prevention, explained local registrar Amanda Nicholson. Read more …

World Cancer Awareness Month 2017

February is World Cancer Awareness Month. We all recognize the pink ribbons for breast cancer awareness and have seen moustaches grown in November for men’s cancers, but it’s important to remember that cancer comes in many forms and can affect anybody.  What can you do to help fight against cancer in Cayman?

Thank You to Our Stride 2017 Sponsors!

Stride 2017 was a huge success with over 1,000+ participants running and walking to raise awareness and money for cancer support in Cayman. We could not have been able to have such a great event were it not for our sponsors. Thank YOU to all of our Stride 2017 sponsors!