December 11, 2017

Cleveland Clinic Florida advocates for breast cancer awareness in Cayman

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Cleveland Clinic Florida, currently one of the top ten hospitals in Florida ranked by the U.S. News & World Report, has been busy advocating for breast cancer awareness in the Cayman Islands. Breast Cancer is currently the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in the Caribbean. In September, Margaret Thompson, MD, Breast Surgeon at […]

Reminding Cayman Islands’ men to just #MENtionit

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From Cleveland Clinic With Movember in full swing, health experts at Cleveland Clinic Florida are reminding the men of the Cayman Community that they should not wait until health concerns become serious to mention them. The ‘Just #MENtionit’ campaign was started by Cleveland Clinic in order to help encourage men to start speaking up and […]

Cleveland Clinic Florida President presents on health and wellness in Cayman Islands

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Dr Wael Barsoum, President of Cleveland Clinic Florida, was in the Cayman Islands recently for its annual Healthcare Conference to discuss the negative effects of environment on society’s health and wellness, focusing on diet to match the conference theme of ‘Food for Thought: Exploring the Relationship Between Nutrition and Health.” The conference ran from October […]

Speakers announced for 2017 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference

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The 2017 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference has announced the speakers who will participate in this year’s conference, under the theme: “Food for Thought: Exploring the relationship between nutrition and health”. The conference will be held at the Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman, from October 19th – 21st, 2017. In addition to Thursday’s opening night speaker, Dr. […]

Lung cancer: A preventable, treatable and beatable disease

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Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths, which accounted for 1.69 million lives in 2015. Tobacco use, alcohol use, unhealthy diet, and physical inactivity are major cancer risk factors worldwide, the most crucial being tobacco use, which is responsible for about 22 percent of cancer deaths. Cancer is the second leading cause of […]

Cleveland Clinic doctors educate Cayman Islands’ medical community

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Cleveland Clinic hosted its annual “Breast Cancer Awareness Update” CME symposium at St Matthews University on Friday 9th June. The event was hosted in conjunction with the University and the Cayman Islands Medical and Dental Society and attended by local physicians and students. Dr. Thomas Samuel, Chair, Cleveland Clinic Florida Department of Hematology/Oncology was one […]

Exploring breast cancer screening and treatment options

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This week being ‘Women’s Health Week’, experts at Cleveland Clinic are reminding women that, when it comes to breast cancer, it is important to explore options with healthcare teams in order to ensure the best treatment journey. Due to recent expansion of treatment options, the survival rate for breast cancer is increasing. “While one in […]

Health experts: Get a road map to your 2017 health goals

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Health experts’ at Cleveland Clinic’s Huizenga Executive Health Suite in Florida, remind the Cayman community that the best way to reach health goals for 2017 is to work with healthcare providers to establish a road map to success. It is recommended that both men and women undertake a series of medicial exams, such as those […]

Bringing Breast Cancer Awareness to the Cayman Islands every month

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With Breast Cancer Awareness Month having come to a close, health experts are reminding the Cayman community to continue to take active steps towards assessing and lowering their risk of breast cancer rather than waiting until next October. Although healthcare options are available locally in the Cayman Islands, Ms Sara Carroll, Genetics Counselor at Cleveland […]

Reminding Cayman’s male population to just #MENtionit

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With Movember in full swing, health experts at Cleveland Clinic Florida are reminding the male population of the Cayman Islands not to wait until health concerns become serious before seeking advice. The ‘Just #MENtionit’ campaign was launched by Cleveland Clinic earlier this year to encourage men to start speaking up and to become more comfortable […]