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Cancer Information

Cancer touches many lives and we’re sure you have a lot of questions about what it means to you and your loved ones.

Prevention & Early Detection The American Cancer Society reports that half of all men (1 in 2) and one-third of all women (1 in 3) will develop cancer in their lifetimes. Do what you can to avoid becoming a part of these statistics.Find out more

Bermuda's Cancer Screening Guidelines Research indicates that only 5% of cancers are hereditary; this means that most cancers occur spontaneously. Research also indicates that healthy lifestyles and regular checkups can prevent many cancers. Find out more

Support in Bermuda Find out about local support and services including our Presentations and Wellness Talks, Community Service Locator and Cancer Information Service. Find out more

Information You Can Download Download brochures for your personal use. Find out more

To obtain current cancer information and support options - simply call 232-2247 and you will be connected with a trained and knowledgeable Cancer Information Specialist. You will have access to information such as:

  • Types of cancer
  • Cancer treatments and side effects
  • Clinical trials
  • Coping with cancer
  • Emotional support services Prevention
  • Help in the Community
  • Complementary therapies

Information Online

CIS Information Specialists can deliver the same one-on-one cancer information to you via email and are available weekdays from 10am – 6pm local time.  To email your questions please click here

Our Community Services Locator is a tool to help you find services in Bermuda that can help when someone is diagnosed with cancer, coping with treatment or helping someone with cancer. You can search for services by clicking here.

Further information about cancer is available directly from the Canadian Cancer Society website, the  Canadian Cancer Encyclopedia (CCE). The CCE is a comprehensive database of cancer information covering a wide range of topics including risk reduction, screening, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care.

The Cancer Information Service is being provided in partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society and Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre. The service is completely confidential and is provided FREE for everyone.

If you have questions about cancer, we have answers: