Cancer Deaths A Major Concern

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Cancer is currently one of the most prevalent public health challenges for this country, second only to cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of illness and death. In disclosing this on Saturday, Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, stressed Government’s commitment to offering a variety of preventative, diagnostic and therapeutic services for persons at risk and those …

Women’s Health Forum On July 27

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The Community Development Department will host a Women’s Health Fair on cancer to educate women on the signs and symptoms of the disease as part of its Community Health Action Programme. The forum entitled: Cancers and Women, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment, will be held on Thursday, July 27, at the Ellerton Community Centre, Ellerton, St. George, starting at 7:00 p.m. …

CHAMP To Host Second Lecture

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The public is invited to attend the second lecture and discussion hosted by the Community Health Action Management Programme (CHAMP). The focus of this lecture will be: Cancers Affecting Women, and it will be held on Thursday, July 27, at the Ellerton Community Centre, Ellerton, St. George, at 7:00 p.m. Women in attendance will be able to take advantage of free …

Men To Discuss Cancer Prevention

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Dr. Nicholas Kelly of the Natural Medical Centre will discuss: Cancer Prevention – The Natural Way, at the monthly meeting of the Glebe Polyclinic’s Men’s Health Group on Thursday, May 11. All interested persons are invited to attend the lecture, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at the polyclinic, Glebe, St. George. joycspring@gmail.com See also: READ MORE Nutritionist To Discuss Healthy …

Discussion On Prostate Cancer April 20

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The Men and Women’s Health Group at the Edgar Cochrane Polyclinic will discuss Prostate Cancer when it meets on Thursday, April 20, at the polyclinic, Wildey, St. Michael. The discussion, which begins at 6:00 p.m., will be led by Dr. Joseph Herbert. All interested persons are invited to attend. joycspring@gmail.com See also: READ MORE Cancer Deaths A Major Concern anemptytextlline …

Cancer Deaths A Concern For Health Ministry

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(Stock Image) Cancers continue to be the third leading cause of death in Barbados, surpassed only by cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus. Senior Public Health Nurse, Ann Murrell, delivering an address on behalf of Health Minister John Boyce, at the annual conference of Cancer Support Services last Saturday, listed the cancers of particular public health concern as those of the …