First PSA Screening for 2017

Cancer Support Services held its first PSA Screening for 2017 on Saturday January 14, 2017 at “Arborside”, Belmont Road where over 85 men came out to be screened.

Consultant Urologist Dr. Jeetu Nebhnani, MBBS, DM had an interactive question and answer session with the men.

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PSA Screening on Saturday October 15 2016

Cancer Support Services held its second PSA Screening on Saturday October 15, 2016.

Over 50 men participated in the PSA Screening held on Saturday October 15, 2016 at Cancer Support Services’ offices on Belmont Road.

Consultant Urologist Dr. Jeetu Nebhnani, MBBS, DM was on hand to have an open and interactive session with the men to discuss the importance of screening and gave in depth information on the prostate.

Special thanks to MediLab Services Inc., TECH 9 Crime Prevention, Security and Bailiff Services and Cancer Support Services PSA Screening Team.

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21st Century Oncology/Cancer Support Services Women’s Health Seminar

Cancer Support Services in association with 21st Century Oncology held a Free Seminar on Women’s Health on Friday September 9, 2016 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.

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The featured speakers included Dr. Vikash Chatrani, MBBS, DM (OBGYN) delivering on the topic “Uterine Cancer: The New #1 GYN Cancer”, Rev. Paul Leacock, BSc., MDiv. who delved into “Coping with the Emotions After a Cancer Diagnosis” and finally Dr. Niraj Mehta, M.D of 21st Century Oncology who presented the topic “Make Your Body Less Conducive to CAN-cer: Activities, Action, Attitude and Atmosphere”.

The seminar was attended by over 350 made up of 5% physicians, 80% nurses and 15% laypersons.

The following are video excerpts from the seminar

Make Your Body Less Conducive to CAN-cer: Activities, Action, Attitude and Atmosphere – Dr. Niraj Mehta, MD, 21st Century Oncology watch here
Uterine Cancer – The New #1 GYN Cancer – Dr. Vikash Chatrani, MBBS, DM watch here
Patients, Choice and Power – Rev. Paul A. Leacock watch here
Conducting an exercise during his presentation – Rev. Paul A. Leacock watch here
Question & Answer Session – Panel watch here

See more pictures for the forum here.

The forum was also featured in the Barbados Advocate here.

Cancer Support Services 5th Annual Conference 2016

Fifth Annual ConferenceOnce again, Cancer Support Services (CSS) has hosted another successful conference.  This, our fifth annual conference was convened on Saturday, July 02, 2016 at the Accra Beach Hotel, Christ Church.

Based on the theme: “Surviving Cancer,” the conference got off to a strong start with a solo, “Here I Am”, rendered by Miss Samantha Leacock.  The participants were later addressed by CSS President, Ms. Kathy-Ann Kelly-Springer, and Chief Public Health Nurse, Mrs. Anne Murrell who deputised for Health Minister, Mr. John Boyce. The pre-break session included Patient Advocate, Shorma James’ blunt account of her interaction with medical and paramedical staff as she continues her journey since her diagnosis; and  Anthony “CJ” Marshall’s riveting story as he reflected on his personal walk as he shares in his wife’s journey. These personal reflections resonated with the audience, and set the tone for the remainder of the conference.

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