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Funds Needed for Mammogram Machine

A new mammogram machine for the George Town Hospital is needed urgently, with the current machine now needing replacing; it is more than 10 years old and frequently breaking down. Fundraising is now underway to replace the current machine as quickly as possible. Mammograms play a significant part in the early detection of breast cancer… …

2016 Year in Review

We are so thankful to the entire Cayman community for the support that we received in 2016. The Cayman Compass sums up just one of the amazing donations we received last year: June The Flowers Sea Swim on June 11 drew competitors from all age groups and abilities for the 1-mile sea swim, 5K and 10K …

Cancer Fighting Holiday Recipes!

We’re in the midst of the holiday season and many of us are busy baking and setting menus. If you want to make your holiday menu a little healthier, or just want to try out a new recipe, we’ve got you covered! Click here for a PDF with these healthy Holiday recipes! Cranberry Apple Salsa …

One Weekend, Two Walks/Runs!

What’s better than one run? Two! Sign up now for the Saturday January 28th Cayman National Bank Walk/Run and (or) the Sunday January 29th Nationwide Stride Walk/Run!  Early bird prizes available if you register before January 13th.  The Cayman National Bank Walk/Run is a celebration of their anniversary and some proceeds will benefit the Cayman Islands Cancer …

Doctor to Talk About Men’s Cancers

Baptist Health South Florida urologist Dr. Daniel Martinez made presentations at men’s cancer awareness lectures last week. The lectures are hosted by the Cayman Islands Cancer Society, Lions Club of Cayman Islands and Baptist Health International. Read more at Cayman Compass Doctor to talk about men’s cancers

MOvember -Men’s Cancer Awareness Evening

The Pillars to Men’s Heath The term “men’s health” often garners little attention or goes overlooked. The Lions Club of Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands Cancer Society, and Baptist Health International are proud to host a discussion by Dr. Daniel R. Martinez, who will be address taboos about men’s health and what hinders Caribbean men from …

Cancer Society Receives Support from Intertrust

The Cayman Islands Cancer Society recently received a donation from Intertrust Cayman. Staff of the firm held an impromptu 100-meter dash for charity which they also used to settle a debate about Intertrust Cayman’s fastest employee. Seven sprinters participated, each selecting a charity to support. Over the course of the day, leading up to the …

Lions Club of Grand Cayman donates to charities

The Cayman Islands Cancer Society and Cayman Islands HospiceCare each received $15,000 from the Lions Club of Grand Cayman as part of the proceeds raised by walkers and runners during the club’s Prostate and Colon Cancer Event three-day walk and run campaign, known as PACCE. Lions Colleen Burke, Carmin Godfrey, Tannya Mortimer and John Ebanks …

Cayman’s Cancer Statistics Still Inadequate

The voluntary registration rate for the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry is beginning to increase. But officials have said that the statistics, compiled with information supplied by a dozen medical professionals, that reflect local trends for the illness that impacts so many people are still inadequate. A release from the Health Services Authority this week said …

Lions Club of Tropical Gardens Breast Cancer Awareness

This year, under the theme “Early Detection Saves Lives” the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens proudly celebrates 20 years of the Lions Breast Cancer Awareness program in the Cayman Islands. Education is key: Over 55,000 persons have benefited from educational programs which have involved crucial partnerships with our health care practitioners. We have committed to …