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For the first time, free screenings for mouth cancer are available on Cayman Brac.
Saxon raised over $15,000 at their first annual charity golf tournament which was held on Friday, February 26th.
Cancer charities are warning that they expect to see a spike in cancer patient numbers this year as lockdown and COVID restrictions impacted the diagnosis and early treatment of the disease in 2020.
The aftershocks of the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken to fight it are causing a wave of secondary health impacts across the Cayman Islands.
For some, Valentine's Day will be filled with flowers, chocolates and romance. For others, that morning will be filled with squeezing out thigh-burning squats for a good cause - raising money for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
The Cayman community is mourning the loss of beloved family man, UK military veteran, track and field coach and avid runner Derek Larner, who...
Calvary Baptist Christian Academy, a relatively new private school in George Town, held its March for Breast Cancer Awareness on 15 Oct., involving students,...
If you've ever wanted to sport a mohawk, but were too shy to try, you can make your dream come true at Fidel Murphy's...
With October drawing to a close, that can only mean one thing: Movember is nearly upon us. Maybe you’ve been wondering why men’s upper lips...
For 26-year-old accountant Mariah Tibbetts, the path to the Miss Cayman Islands Universe crown was far from typical. Her unexpected ascent to royalty came as...
When the Cayman Islands Cancer Society approached carpenter Chris Spradlin to build a picnic table for its clients to use, he did not hesitate to create a special piece.
Certain cancers are better known than others, such as breast and stomach cancer. In order to make the public more aware of the many...
The Cayman Islands Cancer Society this week received cheques totalling more than $17,000 from proceeds of the Cayman Cookout, which was held at The Ritz-Carlton in January.
Being strong in the face of adversity is not a new concept for cancer patient Winston Powell, so when he was diagnosed with COVID-19, it was no surprise that he drew on his strength to fight the virus and keep his family’s morale up.
Local cancer experts are projecting a potential spike in newly diagnosed, late-stage cancer cases amid concerns that people were reluctant to visit their doctors during the COVID lockdown.
Organisers of the seventh annual Deputy Governor’s 5k Challenge announced on Tuesday the three charities that the challenge will raise money for.
Some buildings in Cayman are lit up with lavender colours this month to highlight World Cancer Awareness Month.
Hand in hand and side by side, more than 300 Cayman Academy students marched along Walkers Road in purple-and-white shirts on Friday morning as part of the school’s annual ‘Cancer and Alzheimer’s Stride’.
Governor Martyn Roper kicked off the Cancer Society’s sixth-annual Conquering Cancer Health Fair Saturday.
The Cayman Islands Cancer Society will present ‘Conquering Cancer VI – Let’s Fight Cancer Together’, a series of cancer awareness activities for health professionals and the general public, this month.
For the fourth consecutive year, Steve Higgins & Friends will present an annual ‘Evening of Excellence’ concert to help raise funds for the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens and the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
Maven Entertainment donated proceeds from two of its recent FLAGS events to support the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and Meals on Wheels.
After completing an epic 82-mile ocean crossing from Little Cayman to Grand Cayman, kiteboarders are celebrating another major milestone – hitting their $200,000 fundraising target.
16 kiters and support crews took part in the “Kite 4 Cancer” event, which aims to raise more than $200,000 for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
Government officials and staff, along with representatives of the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and the Cancer Registry, gather outside the Government Administration Building Monday to mark World Cancer Day.
Cayman Academy school donated $4,152 to the Cancer Society after making the journey by foot to its offices on Maple Road Friday.
Kiteboarders have raised more than $120,000 for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society ahead of an epic 82-mile race from Little Cayman to Grand Cayman.
The Stride Against Cancer will draw runners to the streets of Cayman on Sunday, as they support the annual fundraiser for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
Conyers Dill & Pearman is donating $5,000 to the “Dream Team” of Oskar Bjuroe, Jake Serpell and Louis Vagniez as they undertake the Little Grand Race 2019 to raise funds for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
Adventurer Guy Manning is one step closer to completing the Explorers Grand Slam, and the Cayman Islands Cancer Society has about $70,000 more in its coffers.
Guy Manning has scaled the highest peaks on all seven continents. He’s cycled the length of Great Britain and was part of a four-man team that crossed the United States.
The month-long campaign for Movember, encouraging men to grow out their moustaches to raise cancer awareness, resulted in at least 175 prostate cancer screenings and an estimated $35,000 raised to support the Cayman Islands Cancer Society, according to organizers.
More than 1,000 people have signed up to take part in Sunday’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, Half-Marathon and 4-Person Relay.
Kiteboarders and the Cayman Islands Cancer Society are coming together once again to fight the elements of sea and sky to benefit lives affected by cancer.
Steve Higgins & Friends, who performed at a concert in Cayman in September, presented checks from money raised at the event to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens last week.
The Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman presented the Cayman Islands Cancer Society with a $92,936 donation recently.
The Optimist Club of George Town has donated $10,617 to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society to help childhood cancer sufferers. The Cancer Society’s project coordinator Victoria Anderson-Gray accepted the check at the Cancer Society office on Maple Road on Friday.
Hurley’s Media and Z99 donated $17,536 to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society, money raised at last month’s Ice on Ice casino and cocktail event at the Grand Cayman Marriott.
They say that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, which is why the annual Ice on Ice event is always so popular.
The donation consisted of proceeds from the Cayman Cookout event that took place in January at The Ritz-Carlton.
Bodden Town Primary School students have raised $350 for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
A new locally produced video designed to bring attention to cancer has been released just in time for World Cancer Awareness Day on Sunday, Feb. 4.
A strong and vigorous crowd turned out Sunday for the Nationwide Stride Against Cancer, the annual running fundraiser for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
The Cayman Islands Cancer Society is gearing up for its biggest annual event, the Nationwide Stride Against Cancer, which is scheduled to take place on Jan. 28.
Cayman’s mustachioed men made an impressive showing in support of men’s health Friday night for the raucous close of MOvember.
As part of MOvember activities to promote men’s health, the Lions Community Centre in Grand Cayman will host a free information night with the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and CTMH Doctors Hospital.
MOvember, the month formerly known as November, is the annual, month-long charity event where guys grow a moustache to help raise awareness and money for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health.
The sixth annual Walk for the Cure 5K fundraiser will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1. Proceeds will benefit the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
Healthcare professionals offered a rare opportunity Saturday for residents to ask questions and discuss healthy living in a casual environment. Hundreds benefitted from free health screenings and advice at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort.
A free health fair for the public and educational events for healthcare professionals will be held at the Grand Cayman Marriott resort next week. The “Conquering Cancer V – Let’s Fight Cancer Together” series starts Sept. 14, with presentations for the medical sector.
Female divers make heart signs as they pose underwater off West Bay as part of a fundraiser during Women’s Dive Day on Saturday.
Deloitte chose the Cayman Islands Cancer Society as the beneficiary of its fifth annual Intern Charity Day.
Cayman’s ultimate casino and cocktail party, Ice on Ice, returns this year with another glittering affair.
After conquering Mount Everest and Denali, Guy Manning is looking to tackle his next athletic feat. This time the Cayman attorney will join a four-man cycling team in the coast-to-coast Race Across America.
Reigning Miss Cayman Anika Conolly took her award-winning smile to The Dental Centre for a free mouth cancer screening on Thursday. Twelve Grand Cayman clinics participated in the annual free screenings for mouth and throat cancer, sponsored by the Cayman Islands Cancer Society. For those who could not attend Thursday’s screening, the cancer society offers free screening vouchers year round for mouth and throat cancer, mammograms, pap smears and prostate-specific antigen tests.
The Lions Club of Grand Cayman is urging East End men to “Man up and get tested,” and is holding a prostate and colon cancer awareness meeting at the East End United Church hall on Thursday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m.
Friends of Lisa Turner have paid tribute to a “bright and vibrant” woman who they said made a lasting impression on everyone she met. Ms. Turner died Tuesday morning after a brief illness following surgery last week.
Walks/runs are scheduled Saturday and Sunday to raise money for local charities. On Saturday, the Cayman National Bank Charity Walk/Run aims to raise money for Canine Friends and YMCA Cayman Islands. The run starts at 6:30 a.m. from the Cayman National Recreational Park.
For such a small island, Cayman has an action-packed annual community social calendar. This year was a busy one. From fun runs to music events to glitzy galas, there was something for everyone in 2016. Here’s a roundup of some of the year’s notable events.
Baptist Health South Florida urologist Dr. Daniel Martinez will make presentations at men’s cancer awareness lectures this week. The lectures are hosted by the Cayman Islands Cancer Society, Lions Club of Cayman Islands and Baptist Health International.
A debate over who is Intertrust’s fastest employee led to an impromptu 100-meter dash that raised more than $3,000 for Cayman’s bone marrow registry.
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.
Participation in the Cayman Islands’ voluntary cancer registry continues to increase, with more than 300 people registered. A press release from the Health Services Authority attributes the rise to doctors and cancer-related organizations regularly referring patients to the registry.
Nine-year-old Alex Dailey has surpassed his goal of fundraising for charities in Cayman after cycling with his dad across the U.S. state of Iowa.
Organizers of a “Stuff The Bus” initiative to donate school supplies to hundreds of children are inviting local companies to take part.
After dedicating 12 years to climbing the seven tallest peaks across all seven continents for charity, Cayman resident Guy Manning has completed his Seven Summits Challenge, after his fourth attempt on Denali in Alaska last month.
Movie actress Zoe Saldana, who is in Cayman for this weekend’s CayFilm festival, visited staff and contractors at a South Sound construction site on Tuesday to promote bone marrow donation registration.
After missing out on victory by an arms-length in 2015, American swimmer Chip Peterson did not take any chances this time, storming to victory in the Flowers Sea Swim.
This year, proceeds from one of Cayman’s biggest sporting events, the Flowers One Mile Sea Swim, will go to a cause that is especially...
Gospel singer Michelle T has donated part of the proceeds from sales of her album “Here Is My Praise” to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
Forbes Hare expands Cayman litigation practice; Appleby counsel speaks at key insurance events; Hurley’s Media raises nearly $20,000 for Cancer Society.
Thirty-five Year 11 students have completed their year-long tenure as prefects of the John Gray High School class of 2016.
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