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Bajan nears cure for breast cancer

A LEADING BARBADIAN scientist and her team of researchers in Canada are unearthing vital answers to a medical mystery that surrounds a deadly form of breast cancer that’s taking a heavy toll on women, especially Blacks. Triple negative breast cancer, […]

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T&T PM dismisses concerns about his health status

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has dismissed rumours about the state of his health, insisting that there is nothing to worry about

Turks and Caicos health insurance scheme faces ‘serious issues and significant liabilities’

PROVIDENCIALES, TCI -- Commenting on a recent report on the management of the National Health Insurance Board (NHIB) by the chief internal auditor, Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI)

Breast Cancer Survivor Using Memoir to Help Build Oncology Centre in St Vincent

In 2007, not long after fulfilling her dream of living in Paris, France, Karla Baptiste was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer at the age of 34. She

Dr Trevor Layne: A Grenadian trailblazer

Dr Trevor Layne a trailblazer who is changing the world with medical breakthrough and social change. He has dedicated his life to the war on cancer. The

US authorities probe Antiguan woman’s death

Two investigations are reportedly under way in Miami, Florida, into the death of 32-year old Antiguan Nikisha Lewis. They are being conducted by the Miami Dade Police and Spectrum

T&T: National Public Health Laboratory coming says Health Minister

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh believes the time has come to “start a conversation to a new paradigm to have a voluntary blood donation system,” in this country, which

Physician Nominated to Be Haiti’s Next Prime Minister

A man not known in political circles has been chosen by Haitian President Jovenel Moïse to be the country’s new Prime Minister. Moïse said he and the heads of

Heart Institute of the Caribbean to open ICU for heart patients

The Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) has announced the opening of a fully equipped cardiac intensive care unit (ICU) dedicated to the care of heart patients. The six-bed,

Two-year fellowship for gynaecologists

Everyone knows about cancer, but not everyone knows about prevention and detection, especially among women. Long-standing gynaecologic oncologist, Dr Tim Gopeesingh says there has not been a concerted and

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