Article by Curtis Mason, Radiographer at CTMH. As seen in the Cayman Reporter. According to the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, men of African descent have the highest rate of prostate cancer in the USA. They also, of course, have the highest rate of death from prostate cancer than all other ethnic […]
Addressing the prostate problem among men of colour
Stomach Cancer Awareness
November is stomach cancer awareness month. Do you know the risk factors? “Lifestyle” risks – behaviours and activities you can change – include: Other risks include Signs and symptoms of stomach cancer can include:
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
November is the official month of lung cancer awareness. Are you at risk for lung cancer? Talk to your doctor if you have any of the below risk factors: Anyone with the above risk factors should consider being screened for lung cancer – especially after age 55.
Brain Surgery performed with no Incision
It was a first of its kind for the Cayman Islands, brain surgery that required no incision. Fittingly, Dr. “James” Akinwunmi completed the surgery on his patient on the nation’s holiday, National Heroes Day. For the patient, Dr. James and the team of nurses were performing what seemed like an act of heroism—brain surgery with […]
A Longstanding Commitment to Serving the Country and Improving Healthcare
When Dr. Steve Tomlinson founded CTMH in May 2000 it was always with the intention, vision and dream of bringing exceptional healthcare to the residents of the Cayman Islands. His intentions have been so successful that CTMH has grown to encompass three community clinics, one in Savannah and the other in West Bay and the […]
Saturday 21 September is World Alzheimer’s Day. Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disease that causes memory loss and a slow decline in cognitive abilities. Below are some warning signs that may be experienced during the early stages of Alzheimer’s. If you experience any of these symptoms, talk to your physician.
Cayman Pharmacists Earn Diabetes Education Certification
In June 2013, four Pharmacists from the Cayman Pharmacy Group received their Caribbean Certified Diabetes Educator (CCDE) Certificates from the programme offered by the University of the West Indies. Daemione White, Simone Davis, Todd Jefferson and Shashorna Campbell earned their certifications after attending a 12 hour seminar presented by CCDE trainer Nurse Andrea Hunt as […]
Sickle Cell Disease Awareness
In recognition of World Sickle Cell Disease Day on June 19, CTMH would like to share a bit about Sickle Cell Disease with our patients. Sickle cell diseases are a type of blood conditions that affect hemoglobin – the protein found in blood cells that carry oxygen throughout the body. These disorders are chronic and […]
Swimming Safety Tips
The summer is upon us, and swimming is a fun recreational sport and great way to exercise that is enjoyed by children and adults alike. As you and your family head out into the water this year, CTMH would like to share these swimming safety tips with you:
How is colon cancer found?
Submitted By Dr. Darley Solomon* Colorectal cancer screening tests In many cases, these tests can find colorectal cancers at an early stage and greatly improve treatment outcomes. Screening tests can help prevent some cancers by allowing doctors to remove polyps that might become cancer. In general, both men and women at average risk of colorectal […]