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Get Well Wishes for Darnell

Posted by [email protected] on January 30, 2014 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Darnell Wynn I've collected a little, well a whole lot of love for you with the help of some special friends! Thank you Natalie Dyrli , MAAC, SWANS Steve Burgess,Tony Bean and everyone else who sent in pictures today!! We send our love and prayers Karlene Barrow Kelly Sarah Scarborough Thelma Kachisa Mechelle Willins Edwina Arorash Carol Boyce Griffith Helen Gullick

RG OVC Photo

Posted by [email protected] on January 30, 2014 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (1)

On November 27, 2013 the Ovarian Cancer Awareness Group presented the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre a check in the amount of $5,000 from their fundraising efforts during the month of September.

The group only had 10 days to plan the month of events but was able to harness enough support to hold a number of events including the gala luncheon to end the month of events.

BCHC will be responsible for distributing the funds to support women that need financial assistance.

This photo appeared in the December 6. 2013 Royal Gazette newspaper.


31 Ways to Fight Ovarian & Breast Cancers

Posted by [email protected] on October 15, 2013 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

31 Ways to Fight & Prevent Breast & Ovarian Cancers

Available research suggests that there may not be a sure way to prevent breast or ovarian cancer. However, there are things all women can do that might reduce their risk and help increase the odds that if cancer does occur, it is found at an early, more treatable stage. Janet TV will present one way to fight or prevent breast & ovarian cancers for each of the 31 days of the month of October.

Check Knowledge is Power tab -

Click the date begining October 1st way to fight & prevent breast & ovarian cancers.

Share your thoughts on ways to prevent and fight cancer

Mind, Body & Spirit Luncheon - Sunday, September 29, 2013

Posted by [email protected] on September 30, 2013 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (1)

Devoye Darrell and Laquita Outerbridge long-time friends

The luncheon was an overwhelming success. Everyone buzzing about how enjoyable the afternoon was with great company, good food, entertainment and information. A great combination to end a month long campaign, hoping to save a life.

Thank you to our speaker Tara E Soares for her word of encouragement and to young Mr. Aaron Spencer III for his lovely musical selections.


Big thank you to everyone who helped to make the Ovarian Cancer Awareness month a wonderful success.

RG newspapers reported: http:/www.theroyalgazette.com/article/20130930/NEWS06/130939988

Recognition Board at Hamilton Market Place

Posted by pattyann[email protected] on September 30, 2013 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Devoye shares her story with some who has a family member survivor



Another good day with the recognition board at the Hamilton Market Place. There was a lot of interest and many people had never heard of Ovarian cancer. Those who had said they did not know that it was very hard to detect.

We also sold tee shirts, braceletts, pins, scarves etc.it was a great success.

One day we hope that funds raised are able to assist the Bermuda Cancer & Health Centre offer a Proactive Energy Program the purpose of this program is to help patients battle the side effects of cancer treatments, particularly loss of energy, through emotional support, physical activity and nutrition counseling. Patients would be referred into the program by their gynecologist.

Further to that we hope to start a "Look Good, Feel Better" nonmedical, brand-neutral public service program that teaches beauty techniques to cancer patients to manage their appearance.

Forum on Ovarian Cancer Brings Knowledge

Posted by [email protected] on September 30, 2013 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Panel: Dr Terry Emery, Rhonda Smith Simmons RN, Dr. Ian Fulton and moderator Tawana Flood MBA, CMA



Last Monday, September 23rd we had a good turnout for the Panel Discussion on Ovarian cancer.

There were lots of question, and some surprising answers, but most of all in was very informative. Everyone who attended this event was ready to share what they had learned with others.

Thanks to our panelist for taking time from their busy schedules to share their knowledge and to AIG for their support and allowing us to use their facilities to hold this important event.

St George With The Recognition Board

Posted by [email protected] on September 27, 2013 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Thank you Mr. Furbert for assisting with manning the recognition board at Robertson's Drug Store on Saturday, September 14th.

Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund

Posted by [email protected] on September 20, 2013 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Reminder - Forum On Ovarian Cancer

Posted by [email protected] on September 20, 2013 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

A Hit at Shelly Bay

Posted by [email protected] on September 20, 2013 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The Recongnition Board was a big hit.at Shelly Bay Market Place. There was lots of activity and the board is almost filled with the paper ribbons representing women who have been diagnoised with Ovarian cancer or who have passed with it.

Lots of information was handed out and people were very grateful.

Thank you to Janet Richardson, Gloria Dill, Denise Richardson, Llewellyn Furbert and others.