Bermuda Hospitals Board and Dana Farber Cancer Center

According to a press release issued by the Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) on August 28, 2008, the BHB has entered into a formal agreement with the Dana Farber Cancer Center in Boston, Massachusetts “to develop services for people in Bermuda.” … READ MORE …

Site Update

As of September 22, where such data is available, specific data are provided on the site regarding the incidence (number of new cases per year), prevalence (number of men living with the disease), and mortality (number of men dying of the disease each year) for most of the islands in the Caribbean. … READ MORE …

Incidence of Prostate Cancer in Barbados

According to a report in the Barbados Advocate on Friday, “Barbados is one of the countries with the highest number of prostate cancer deaths in the world.” The Barbados Advocate went on to say that Barbados was losing 80 to 90 of its men annually to the disease. (See follow-up report on Caribbean Net News.) … READ MORE …

Are You Interested in Helping Us?

We are looking for some help from people in the Caribbean in the development of this web service. If you might be interested, please click on “You Can Help” at the top of this page.

Initial Phase of Site Construction Completed

As of September 15, 2008, this site contains basic information about prostate cancer customized for every single Caribbean island nation.

At this time, this content is only provided in English. Our next two goals will be

  • To develop translations of this content in Spanish, French, Dutch, and other languages for the appropriate islands.
  • To add additional content that is specific to individual nations (see, for example, the information on the Tobago Prostate Survey project)

These second stages of the development of Prostate Cancer Caribbean will take a little time, but we hope to have made significant progress by the end of 2008.