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1 in 7 Caribbean-born breast, ovarian cancer patients have gene mutation

A study of seven Caribbean countries has shown that an average of one in seven Caribbean-born people on those islands who have been diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer carry at least one inherited gene mutation.

Breast cancer warrior Rene Dixon passes

Rene Dixon has lost her battle with cancer. She was one of Cayman’s youngest breast cancer patients.

Eclipze cut-a-thon marks 19th year

Eclipze Hair Design and Day Spa Cut-a-Thon marked its 19th anniversary on Sunday. The local salon is raising funds for the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens breast cancer awareness programme.

Eclipze has Cut-A-Thon for cancer

Eclipze Hair Design & Day Spa will be hosting its 18th Annual Cut-A-Thon for Breast Cancer awareness on Sunday from 2-6 p.m.

Eclipze 17th Annual Cut-A-Thon

Eclipze Hair Design & Day Spa will be holding its 17th Annual Cut-A-Thon on Sunday to raise money for Breast Cancer awareness.

Strong turnout for district breast cancer presentation

It was a packed house at the John Gray Memorial Church Hall last week for an information session on breast cancer.

Cut-a-thon raises $9,000

Eclipze Hair Design’s Cut-a-thon over the weekend so far has raised $9,000 for breast cancer awareness.

Psychiatrist to speak at breast cancer survivors breakfast

Dr. Geetha Nampiaparampil, a psychiatrist from the Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, will be the featured speaker at an invitation-only breakfast for breast cancer survivors on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Westin resort.

Uniting for breast cancer awareness

The Botswain Bay Presbyterian Church community recently came together to do their part to support breast cancer awareness in the district of West Bay, as part of October’s awareness activities spearheaded by the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens. This year’s theme is “Early Detection Saves Lives.” On Sunday, Oct. 16, the church congregation dressed in pink, and the day’s programs were also printed in pink.

Lions mark 20 years of breast cancer awareness

The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens is celebrating two decades of its Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign in the Cayman Islands. Since the campaign began 20 years ago, the club says, thousands of people have benefited from the educational program, which involves partnerships with healthcare providers.

Brac community takes strides to breast cancer awareness

Getting some exercise and fresh air, along with some friendly competition, the Brac community recently got together to raise funds for breast cancer awareness efforts.

Moon walk and raise money for breast cancer charity

Hundreds of cancer survivors, friends and families will be supporting the Light Up The Night (Full Moon) Breast Cancer Beach Walk this Saturday.

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