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Island Heritage CharityDrive is back!

Get ready to take a quick tour of the Island Heritage roundabout this Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, so you can show some love and...

Sky turns pink for ‘Light Up the Night’

When the sun goes down, it sometimes leaves a rosy glow painted on the clouds before night settles in and the stars come out...

Breast Cancer Foundation announces new on-island patron

The Cayman Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce that Vicki Wheaton will be their new on-island patron. “The foundation is very excited and honoured...

Breast Cancer Foundation presents Gintonica

When you can’t travel off the island, you should look to be transported to international destinations via other means. Take a trip to Cuba on...

Breast Cancer Gala raises funds and awareness

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, was 'in the pink' on Saturday night, when the ballroom was lit up in rosy hues for the annual Breast...

Local charities, supporters mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when local organisations and individuals highlight the disease that is one of the leading causes of death in woman, and raise funds to help patients and survivors.

Cancer and COVID

While medical professionals continue to analyse the COVID-19 strain, it is clear those with compromised immune systems – like cancer patients – are at risk, and local patients are not chancing contracting the virus.

Beach walkers ‘Light Up the Night’ for breast cancer

More than 1,200 people took part Saturday evening in the Breast Cancer Foundation’s 10th annual ‘Light Up the Night’ beach walk.

Men ‘Walk a Mile In Her Shoes’ to support Crisis Centre

Men showed their support for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre by gamely slipping into women’s footwear Thursday to take ‘A Walk in Her Shoes’ in Camana Bay to raise money for a new shelter.

Concert raises nearly $6K for Breast Cancer Foundation

XQs concert raises money for breast cancer sufferers and survivors.

Cayman’s breast cancer survivors find strength in community

As breast cancer resources have grown in the Cayman Islands, so has a call to awareness – for women to understand, discuss and trust their bodies. The community structure created through the Breast Cancer Foundation’s programmes has allowed survivors to connect and ease their stress.

Restoring a sense of self with reconstructive surgery

Mastectomies are painful, traumatic experiences physically and emotionally for women who have survived cancer. But with advancements and the growing popularity of reconstructive breast surgery, more women are coming out from under the shadow of losing their breasts and reclaiming their sense of self.

Breast cancer survivor’s story: Tori Croft

There have been lots of surgeries. There’s been some radiation and there’s been a lot of pain. But today, I’m stable. I’m in the treatable, not curable, phase of cancer, which can sound bad or sound good, depending on how you look at it.

XQ’s hosts musical fundraiser

Music lovers have two great reasons to head to XQ’s on Saturday night: Some of Cayman’s best musicians will be playing live and funds...

Chemotherapy Unit upgrades cancer hair loss treatment

The Health Services Authority Chemotherapy Unit has upgraded its cold cap therapy with a scalp cooling system that will improve efficiency of the treatment and provide a more comfortable experience for patients hoping to prevent or reduce the loss of their hair as a result of chemotherapy.

Duchess Sarah Ferguson to speak at cancer gala

The Breast Cancer Foundation of the Cayman Islands revealed Thursday that the guest speaker for its 2019 gala, to be held on Oct. 5 at The Ritz-Carlton, will be Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York.

Barefoot Beach Gala to benefit women’s program

The Cayman Islands chapter of 100 Women in Finance is set to host its sixth annual Barefoot Beach Gala on Saturday, March 23, at Royal Palms.

Breast Cancer Foundation prepares for beach walk

Lydia Forbes of the Breast Cancer Foundation shows off the ‘Light Up the Night’ beach walk T-shirts, which participants in the annual fundraiser can don while they stroll along Seven Mile Beach on March 3.

Esso raises $6,849 for Breast Cancer Foundation

H & B Ltd. Esso stations announced on Thursday that its gas stations on Shedden Road and West Bay Road raised $6,849 in October for the Breast Cancer Foundation.

Jeep winner claims prize

The winner of a raffle for a fully upgraded Jeep Wrangler, which raised $25,000 for the Breast Cancer Foundation this month, collected her new vehicle last week.

Breast Cancer Gala is in the pink

Supporters of the Breast Cancer Foundation were out in force Saturday as they attended the organization’s glitzy annual fundraising gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.

Women divers set world record in Cayman

The female divers of the Cayman Islands marked International Women’s Dive Day Saturday by breaking a world record while raising funds for the Breast Cancer Foundation.

Cancer Society receives $93,000 donation

The Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman presented the Cayman Islands Cancer Society with a $92,936 donation recently.

Annual ‘CharityDrive’ begins Tuesday

It’s that time of year again when simply driving around one of Cayman’s roundabouts or “liking” the event on social media will help raise thousands of dollars for three local charities.

Shannen Doherty to speak at Breast Cancer Gala

The Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman announced that Shannen Doherty will be the guest speaker at this year’s Breast Cancer Foundation Gala, which will be held on Oct. 6 at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.

Actress Shannen Doherty to speak at cancer gala

Organizers of the annual Breast Cancer Foundation gala announced that Shannen Doherty, star of TV shows “Charmed” and “Beverley Hills, 90210,” will be the guest speaker at this year’ fundraiser.

Rock concert raises $10,000 for Breast Cancer Foundation

Tickets sold out, the 200-plus audience screamed for more and the Breast Cancer Foundation raised more than $10,000 for its Wellness Program.

Rock band to headline breast cancer concert

The Last Internationale’s Delila Paz and Edgey Pires will be playing in Cayman on Feb. 10 at the Harquail Theatre, seeking to help the Breast Cancer Foundation fund its annual $200,000 operating budget.

New York rock band to headline Breast Cancer Foundation concert

New York alternative rock outfit The Last Internationale will stage a Feb. 10 benefit concert for Cayman’s Breast Cancer Foundation at the Harquail Theatre, seeking to help the charity fund its annual $200,000 operating budget.

Conference celebrates the art of living well

More than 1,000 visitors – no doubt many of them staying true to their New Year’s resolutions for self-improvement – attended the inaugural “LiveWell” health, wellness and beauty event at the Camana Bay Arts and Recreation Center on Saturday.

What a night of mixology it was!

When you first entered the Karoo breezeway, you might have thought you’d gone back in time. Peace-sign making hippies, bearing a vague resemblance to employees you know from Intertrust, declared love for all while handing you a “Hippie Juice.”

100 Women in Finance raise $50K for Breast Cancer Foundation

The charity 100 Women in Finance raised almost $50,000 at its recent Barefoot Beach Gala for the Breast Cancer Foundation.

Barefoot Beach Gala for Breast Cancer Foundation

The 100 Women in Finance organization invites the public to join them for dinner and dancing under the starry Caribbean sky on March 25 for the fourth annual Barefoot Beach Gala, to be celebrated retro-beach style. Come in costume, or as you are!

Hundreds ‘Light Up the Night’ for breast cancer

After sunset on Saturday, hundreds of Breast Cancer Foundation supporters walked a mile along Seven Mile Beach to raise money for the organization which assists breast cancer patients and survivors.

‘Light Up The Night’ for Breast Cancer

The Breast Cancer Foundation of the Cayman Islands holds a number of fundraising events throughout the year. Its annual gala, always scheduled for the first Saturday in October, is arguably the biggest event of the season, with nearly 600 people in attendance.

100 Women in Finance names Breast Cancer Foundation as beneficiary

100 Women in Finance Cayman has named the Breast Cancer Foundation as its 2017 Cayman beneficiary. The organization is part of the global 100 Women in Finance, or 100WF, which is a 15,000-member nonprofit group for professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries.

EDITORIAL – ‘For a good cause’: Cayman’s social season has begun

It must be October: The school year is well under way. Hurricane season has entered its final phase. Master of ceremonies extraordinaire (and Pinnacle Media’s own) Vicki Wheaton can be seen everywhere there is a working microphone.

New hair-loss treatment for chemo patients at hospital

The Cayman Islands Hospital has introduced a new therapy treatment that reduces hair loss among cancer patients who receive chemotherapy there.

CharityDrive raises $25,843 for Breast Cancer Foundation

Island Heritage’s annual CharityDrive, with a new element added this year, has raised $25,843 for the Breast Cancer Foundation.

Honk your horn for Island Heritage

Get ready, Cayman! The 5th Annual Island Heritage CharityDrive is set to take place this Saturday with new and more fun ways for the community to get involved and help raise money for charity.

Cayman business in brief

Only 58 percent of hedge funds deliver positive returns; Tortuga obtains license to export rum to the US; Appleby advised Fosun on acquisition of Ironshore Insurance; Charities featured on Butterfield roundabout

Cayman's breast cancer survivors form support group

Breast cancer survivors held the first meeting of a new support group at the governor's residence Wednesday evening.

Tea will have you feeling in the pink

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, is hosting a traditional English Tea with a pink twist this Saturday to raise money for the Breast Cancer Foundation.

One couple gives big to cancer fundraiser

The annual Breast Cancer Gala Dinner is an opportunity for people to open their hearts – and their wallets – to help support local charities that work to prevent and treat breast cancer.

Breast Cancer event ushers in gala season

The glamorous Breast Cancer Gala Dinner, held Saturday night at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, celebrated local breast cancer survivors and raised tens of thousands of dollars for local charities working to prevent and treat the disease that affects millions of people every year. Women clad in their glitziest gowns and men sporting pink bow ties enjoyed the annual affair, which included a dinner, silent and live auctions, an inspirational speech by the keynote speaker Joan Lunden, an American broadcast journalist and breast cancer survivor, and a performance by American musical group Figaro.

Harvey is Bart's bash champ as Rankine gets trophy won last year

The Bart’s Bash race on Sunday saw the Cayman Islands Sailing Club stage its own race as well as clubs in 61 other countries.

Hobday honored for her contributions to hospice care in Cayman

Dr. Virginia Hobday has been honored for her work in hospice care, and awarded an MBE in the New Years Honours List.

White party assists cancer sufferers

Organizers of the infamous Mistletoe White Party have donated $8,000 to its favorite charity this year - Aimee’s Angels.

Clarke sails best

The Cayman Islands Sailing Club hosted the Mark Clarke Laser Sailing National Championship over the weekend, named in memory of the avid laser sailor and former club member.

Charity BBQ cook-off decision goes to the dogs

The BBQ Battle of Lalique Pointe will officially go down as a draw, but thanks to Franz Manderson and Eric Bush, the Breast Cancer Foundation is the real winner.

Cayman charities: Opening our hearts — and wallets

The efforts of "Marathon Man" Derek Haines and supporters may be the singular act of charity this year, but they aren't the only people in Cayman in a persistent "giving mood."

Survivor gives back with vintage sale fundraiser

Wizard wands, neon signs, and rum barrels are some of the items being sold next week to benefit the Breast Cancer Foundation.

Breast Cancer Foundation aims high

This year's Breast Cancer Gala Dinner will feature Tessanne Chin, the 2013 winner of 'The Voice.'

Walk for the Cure set for October

The annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure has been scheduled for Oct. 5 in Cayman.

Smiling through a tough time

The George Town Yacht Club is hosting a Pretty in Pink fundraiser to help pay for Pam Kelly's chemotherapy.

Hope shines on for breast cancer victims

More than 100 supporters took to the sand this month to raise just shy of $5,000 for the Breast Cancer Foundation's 4th annual Light Up the Night beach walk.

Corbin aware kids are closing gap

The Valentine’s Run has quickly become a favorite of the local running scene and Sunday’s race in the third staging of the mile-long event was testament to that.

Running for love and breast cancer charity

The Breast Cancer Foundation is hosting a "Run for Love" to raise funds for the charity.

Message of support for cancer patient

Members and friends of the local Breast Cancer Foundation got together to send a message of support to Jill Brzezinski-Conley, a guest speaker at the 2013 Breast Cancer Gala.

Everest hike peaks with $100,000 for cancer

A local Cayman Islands attorney risks death to earn six figures for charity.

Editorial for October 7: Gala evening opens Cayman’s social season

Cayman does indeed have a social season and it got off to a sterling start with the annual Breast Cancer Gala Dinner over the weekend.

RE/MAX tees off again

Halloween lovers can have added fun on the links.

Business in brief

Business in brief.

Hoda will star in cancer gala

Today Show co-anchor Hoda Kotb will be the keynote speaker at this year’s annual Breast Cancer Gala.

Making cancer less cancerous

Blocking a single gene renders tumours less aggressive, Johns Hopkins researchers find.

Cancer study enters second round

The Cancer Society is launching the second round of free DNA screenings to determine if there is a genetic predisposition for breast cancer among women in the Cayman Islands.

Breast cancer survivors set up helpline

People with breast cancer can now seek help, advice and support from a new helpline manned by survivors of the disease.

'Light Up The Night' for a good cause

The annual Light Up The Night beach walk to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Foundation will be held on Saturday, 23 March.

Walkers Charity Day proves a success

In 2012 law firm Walkers has again supported several local charities with a particular focus on arts and educational opportunities for children and conservation programmes.

‘Blue Goes Pink’ event

After party event is a success

Breast cancer gala donations top $150,000

This year's glitzy Breast Cancer Foundation Gala Dinner raised more than $150,000, a new record for the event.

Editorial for 12 October: Put on your pink today

Everyone in the Cayman Islands is urged to wear pink on Friday to support the fight against breast cancer.

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