Cancer Support Services 6th Annual Conference 2017

CSS Conference 2017

Cancer Support Services has once again hosted its 6th Annual Conference at the Accra Beach Hotel & Spa.

The conference took place on Saturday June 24, 2017 under the theme “It’s Not a Sprint, It’s a Marathon” which was conceptualized as a result of the many painstaking steps we have to take with our clients as they undergo treatments and therapies and the drastic effects that they have to endure as a result. Last year we tried to take the face off the disease.  This year we attempted to show the courageous fight of those striving to overcome the disease.

Each presentation was outstanding, thought provoking and much appreciated by the 130+ persons who attended this year’s conference of which approx. 15% of the attendees were physicians, with nurses accounting for some 37%, and the remaining 48% being caregivers, patients and interested persons.
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Hymns My Mother Taught Me 2017

Hymns My Mother Taught Me, now in its 4th year, was held on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14, 2017 at the First Baptist Church, Constitution Road.

What an awesome evening spent at FBC!

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The Jubilee Gardenia Dinner & Ball

In Celebration of our 20th Anniversary & Barbados’ 50th year of Independence Cancer Support Services held the Jubilee Gardenia Dinner & Ball on Saturday November 26th at the Hilton Hotel Barbados.

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Entertainment was by Aubrey Mann Malcolm Griffith and Band DJ: Wayne “The Jammer” Bynoe.
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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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