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July 11th, 2019
3D Breast Imaging increases rate of Cancer detection

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) is offering 3D Mammography to aid in the early detection of breast cancer.

January 2nd, 2018
UPDATE: Attorney Rosan-Bunbury; a mother, wife, magistrate & pioneer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The late Mrs Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury, who died on December 31, 2017 at a United Kingdom hospital, was born in the Virgin Islands on May 7, 1971 making her 46 years of age at the time of her passing.

October 20th, 2017
'Cancer is not a death sentence' - Gloria A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "Mrs Rosan-Bunbury, I know you have a feisty fighting nature and I Gloria am behind you 100 percent. I will fight and we will fight right alongside you, and I know you have three beautiful kids and husband who are depending on you."

October 18th, 2017
Ex Magistrate Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury fighting Breast Cancer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In the midst of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, where every woman is urged to get regular check ups and hear the stories of many survivors, Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury, Virgin Islands Party (VIP) 2015 Candidate and a former Magistrate, is fighting for her life after being diagnosed with stage four breast cancer.

December 26th, 2016
Cancer is two times higher in the Caribbean compared with the USA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a recent study published this month (December 2016) in the Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) conducted by the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the United States Centre for Disease Control (CDC), it found that the rate of death from cancer is much higher in the Caribbean region than in the United States of America (USA) with triple the population of the Caribbean region.

October 17th, 2016
Stoby & Liburd lead the way as Runners paint VG Pink

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the third year, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) partnered with the community and the Valley Sound Lions in supporting the fight against breast cancer and by hosting the first pink race in Virgin Gorda on Saturday October 15, 2016.

October 11th, 2014
CIL donates to BVI Cancer Society

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In response to being nominated to wear pink and donate to the cause of cancer awareness Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL)’s staff yesterday October 10, 2014 came out donned in pink as they stepped up to the cause.

October 9th, 2014
CIBC FirstCaribbean 3rd Annual Dawn Walk for the Cure and Clinical Breast Screening Raises Awareness & Funds for the VI Cancer Society

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The third annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure kicked off in Tortola before sunrise on Saturday, October 4.

November 4th, 2013
Young women urged to have PAP smears early

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Young women turned out in their numbers for what was described as a “well deserving and educational” interactive youth forum at the St Ursula’s Community Church, Valley, Virgin Gorda on Friday November 1, 2013. The need for women to have PAP smears done from an early age took front stage.

October 13th, 2013
VI men encouraged to get their breasts checked

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When talking about Breast Cancer most men tend to relate it only to women, however, Dr Klas Buring says it is time men begin to think about themselves when it comes to that topic.

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