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 […]
How is colon cancer found?
Can colorectal cancer be prevented?
Submitted By Dr. Darley Solomon* Even though we don’t know the exact cause of most colorectal cancers, it is possible to prevent many of them. Screening tests Regular screening is one of the best ways to help prevent colorectal cancer. Some polyps, or growths, can be found and removed before they have the chance to […]
What are risk factors for colon cancer?
Submitted By Dr. Darley Solomon* (Consultant General Surgeon/ CTMH) While we do not know the exact cause of most colorectal cancers, there are certain known risk factors that affect a person’s chance of getting the disease. Some risk factors, like smoking, can be controlled; others, such as a person’s age, cannot. Risk factors you cannot […]
What is colorectal cancer?
Submitted By Dr. Darley Solomon* What is cancer? The body is made up of trillions of living cells. Normal body cells grow, divide, and die in an orderly way. During the early years of a person’s life, normal cells divide faster to allow the person to grow. After the person becomes an adult, most cells […]
Stride Against Cancer 2013
CTMH was proud to sponsor the Stride Against Cancer 2013, held on Sunday January 27th.
Introducing Breast Tomosynthesis: A Three-Dimensional Mammogram
CTMH and Cayman Islands Imaging (CII) celebrate the official opening of their Pain Free 3D Mammogram System today. Patients who undergo routine mammograms at CTMH and Cayman Islands Imaging Center now have the latest diagnostic technology available to them, digital breast tomosynthesis to perform three-dimensional mammography. CTMH is the first health care provider in the […]
A Pain Free Mammogram!
Women who undergo routine Mammograms at CTMH now have the latest diagnostic technology available to them, digital mammography and Tomosynthesis. CTMH has upgraded their mammography equipment and integrated an R2 Computer Assisted Diagnosis (CAD) workstation. The new equipment is the most advanced equipment available on the market for breast cancer screening. Made by Hologic, the […]
3T Cayman and H.S.A. significantly upgrade the Islands’ MRI capabilities
The placement of a 1.5 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) on the campus of the Health Services Authority (H.S.A) represents a major enhancement of diagnostic capability for the Country’s Health Care System. As the first step of a two-step process that will place a 3.0 Tesla MRI at the Hospital within one year, the temporary […]
CTMH welcomes Dr. Lacanilao
CTMH welcomes Dr. Ramone Lacanilao to their family of specialists. Dr. Lacanilao joins the paediatric team at the Cayman Islands only private hospital, which offers regular, preventative and emergency care for children.
Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins CTMH
CTMH is pleased to announce that Dr. Matthias Herzig, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon will be joining their already well-established medical team. Dr. Herzig is well qualified for the role. He graduated from Heinrich-Heine-University Medical School in Duesseldorf, Germany in 1990, and qualified as General Surgeon in 2001.