JG Live Photos - Oral Cancer

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JG Live on Oral CancerORAL CANCER OUTREACH ON JG LIVE: Carla Sablan, Lanelle Okawa, and Mami Ikeda talking about their loved ones battle with oral cancer. JG Live - Oral CancerORAL CANCER OUTREACH ON JG LIVE: Speaking about ORAL CANCER (L-R) Carla Sablan , Juan L. Babauta CCA Program Manager, Lanelle Okawa, Dr. Richard Pierce SDA Clinic Director, Mami Ikeda, and John Gonzalez 

CNMI Oral Cancer Awareness

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August 2014

WHEREAS, one of the leading causes of Oral Cancer in the CNMI is chewing betel nut with tobacco and other additives; and

WHEREAS, each year in the U.S. alone, approximately 42,000 individuals are newly diagnosed with Oral Cancer, the majority of which are diagnosed as late stage cancers, which accounts for the very high death rate; and

WHEREAS, the good news is that a dentist or doctor can see or feel precancerous tissues changes or an early cancer, finding it at the most curable stages; and

WHEREAS, the Commonwealth Cancer Association (CCA) in partnership with the Seventhday Adventist Clinic, the Commonwealth Health Care Corporation (CHCC)-Division of Public Health Service, CHCC Dental Clinic, Dental Care Clinic, New Wave Clinic, Smile Marianas Clinic, and Tooth Works Clinic are offering free oral cancer screening for all ages; and

WHEREAS, the early detection of oral cancer and prevention of the disease through regular oral cancer screenings and increased awareness through early detection practices can save lives; and

WHEREAS, all of the dental clinics in the CNriU are working together to save lives by providing free oral cancer screening, we encourage everyone in the CNMI to take advantage of the free screenings and to educate yourself and your loved ones about oral cancer.

NOW THEREFORE, I, ELOY S. INOS, Governor of the Commonwealth ofthe Northern Mariana Islands, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth do hereby proclaim today and everyday forward as



I commend and urge this observance to all of our citizens, so that together we will fight oral cancer, and save a life every day.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand on this 15th day of August, 2014.


Eloy S. Inos




2014 Marianas March Against Cancer

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MMAC 2014 Logo WEB

Marianas March Against Cancer will be having the first team meeting on January 30, 2014, 5:30 pm at the CCA conference room located at Gualo Rai next to NMPASI. Anyone interested in signing up or for more information please call Manny Borja at 989-1987.

2013 Christmas Tree Lighting

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Happy Holidays!


 Christmas in the Marianas


Every Saturday in December at the Paseo De Marianas


12/7 (Saturday)      5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

*Food and Drink Vendors

5:30 pm          Saipan Awaodori Team

6:00 pm          Introduction of Judges

6:05 pm  Christmas Light - up Countdown Let's Tie a Ribbon

7 - 9:00 pm     Christmas Entertainment


12/14 (Saturday)    5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

* Christmas Carolig Contest

* Food & Drink Vendors


12/21 (Saturday)    5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

MWA 5km Christmas Health Walk

(Registration Start 4:30 pm at Paseo De Marianas)

Christmas Costume & Float Competition

Awards Ceremony of Christmas tree decoration contest

Food & Drink Vendors


12/22 Sunday- 12/23 Monday

Pre - Christmas Special Entertainers

Food and Drink Vendors


12/28 Saturday

Mochitsuki Exhibition

Saipan Awaodori Team

Food and Drink vendors


12/27 Friday, 12/29 Sunday, 12/30

Welcome to New Year Entertainment

Food and Drink Vendors




National Cancer Survivors Day - June 2, 2013

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On Behalf of The Commonwealth Cancer Association we would like to extend our appreciation to Governor Eloy Ino, Lt. Governor Jude Hofschneider, and Angel Demapan.To National Office Supply, Micronesian Brokers, Modern Stationary, Dolphin Wholesale, Blossoms Florals, and Paradise Florist for their generous donations. Power 99 and KKMP Live Interview, Garapan Elementary School, Tananpag Elementary School, and Oleai Elementary School. Pacific Islands Club, NCD Bureau, Project Brabu, and CHCC for their presentation and support in the ribbon tying.Father Celso for blessing this past Sunday's Event. The Board Members, the Planning Committee, and the Survivors, Caregiver, Family and Friends for making the event ever possible. Thank you all.

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