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The Cancer Society of the Bahamas is a separate organization from all of the others that are existing throughout the Bahamas. The Cancer Society of the Bahamas is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1976, the mission of the Cancer Society of the Bahamas has been to serve the public through educational programmes aimed at prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer while providing support to cancer patients and their families. The Cancer Caring Centre plays an important role in this regard relying on and operating with the support of volunteers, fundraising events and public donations.

Donations that are made through the Cancer Society assist in many ways that include some outlined below:

  • The Cancer Society of the Bahamas Cancer Caring Centre a 10 room facility ‘home away from home’ for Cancer Patients from the Family Islands that are undergoing cancer treatment in Nassau. These patients stay with us at the Centre FREE of charge and we assist with accommodations, transportation and emotional support.


  • The successful National Pap Smear and Breast Screening of women and Prostate Screening Campaigns for men; includes visiting numerous Family Islands annually throughout the archipelago of The Bahamas all of which is FREE of charge.


  • Support Groups that provide invaluable emotional and moral support for patients;


  • Organizing & Financing Annual trips for children to attend Camp Good Days in New York;


  • Assisting as necessary our Family Island Branches in Eleuthera, Grand Bahama, Abaco, San Salvador, Central, South & North Andros, Cat Island, Exuma, Long Island, Mangrove Cay Andros and Berry Islands.


  • Extensive cancer educational activities, healthy lifestyle, promotions and media saturation


  • Presently, the Society is in a 3 Million Dollar Cancer Caring Centre Expansion Project that we anticipate will become a reality in the very near future. This will be an additional 16 rooms for cancer patients, day care for person(s) that reside in New Providence and it is anticipated to add Hospice Care.


  • These are just a few of the many areas that the Cancer Society of the Bahamas continues to make regarding assistance to combat cancer. All of this is made possible through the financial support of our Corporate, Civic and individual donations to this Society.

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