The Breast Cancer Foundation, Cayman Islands

Thanks, Andro!

A big shout out to Andro! They have delivered our shirts from the US again this year for our 8th Annual Light Up the Night Beach walk. They always go above and beyond to help us and we are grateful. Andro not only brings in our shirts for this event, they have previously shipped in Read more »

Rock concert raises $10,000 for Breast Cancer Foundation

Tickets sold out, the 200-plus audience screamed for more and the Breast Cancer Foundation raised more than $10,000 for its Wellness Program. The foundation’s Chief Administrator Janette Fitzgerald was thrilled. “It was truly phenomenal,” she said of Saturday night’s rock concert fundraiser. “Just saying ‘fabulous’ doesn’t really cut it.” “We sold all the tickets we Read more »

100 Women in Finance Donate to Breast Cancer Foundation

The Breast Cancer Foundation was extremely fortunate in 2017 to be the recipient of the 100 Women in Finance’s charity fundraising efforts, we received an e-mail from them back in November of 2016 which read:- “100WHF is a global association for women involved in the hedge fund industry that holds a wide array of social Read more »

Dart Realty Donates to Breast Cancer Foundation

Dart Realty (Cayman) Ltd., raised CI$887 for the Foundation by having a donation for each gift card bought in the month of October.  We thank them very much for this lovely gesture.

CTMH | Doctors Hospital Receive Bio-Metric Freezer and Cold Caps

CTMH | Doctors Hospital receive a bio-metric freezer along with 20 cold caps and necessary training which will now enable them to offer cold capping to their chemotherapy patients, this service enables patients to keep their hair during chemotherapy and with the delivery of this equipment, CTMH | Doctors Hospital comes into line with the Read more »

Thank you to Carlene Wilson

We are grateful to Carlene Wilson, who each year creates the most fabulous Christmas Decorations for her family and friends only asking for a donation to a local charity in return, this year she has chosen the Wellness Program run by us at the Foundation, the fabulous amount of CI$850.00 will do directly to supporting Read more »

Rock in Cayman Concert in Aid of Breast Cancer Foundation

Steve & Andrea Hughes, big supporters of the Foundation are bringing a band onto the island, Last Internationale, they are described as Folk Rock, Alternative Rock, Indie Rock and punk blues – quite a mixture! They have appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, they opened from Robert Plant and were with The Who Read more »

Support Group Christmas Social Evening 2017

Our annual Christmas social event was very kindly hosted by the wonderfully generous Melissa Thompson and her husband LT, fabulously assisted by their little girl Corey. The setting was perfect the company was fabulous, we were entertained by the very talented Eric Hernandez thank you for everyone for attending, we had a great time. Our Read more »

DMS Gives Back

The DMS Gives Back Committee had a company Halloween initiative back in October and all monies donated were to be allocated to the Breast Cancer Foundation. We are thrilled to receive a cheque from them for CI$827.60! We would like to thank Jelana Eckart and all of her colleagues.

Extensive Lymph Node Removal Doesn’t Improve Survival in Some Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Long-term results from a large clinical trial confirm that, for some women with early-stage breast cancer who have lumpectomy as their surgical treatment, a less extensive lymph node biopsy approach is sufficient. The trial showed that women with early-stage breast cancer who have cancer cells in one or two sentinel lymph nodes can skip axillary Read more »