A Race to Save Lives -  Race Against Cancer 2015 (对抗癌症)

Taking place for the 7th time since 2009, Race Against Cancer is a rallying call to minimise cancer and maximise life.

Race Against Cancer (RAC) aims to raise funds for cancer treatment subsidies, welfare assistance, cancer rehabilitation, hospice care, free cancer screenings, research and public education initiatives.

No one should fight cancer alone - this event invites people from all walks of life to join in the fight and run alongside those who are impacted by cancer. Join the race!



Pap Smear Screening At No Charge!  |  子宫颈涂片检查,无须费用!

Detecting cancer needs more than a woman’s intuition. From 4 May to 31 July 2015, as part of the Women's Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Campaign, SCS will be offering Pap smear screening to female Singaporeans and PRs at no charge at 155 partner GP clinics islandwide. Find out more about the screening criteria and make your appointment today.


For enquiries, please contact us at cancerscreening@singaporecancersociety.org.sg or 6499 9133 (Mon - Fri: 8.30am to 6.00pm)


EATING WELL DURING CANCER BOOKLET

This booklet was written to help people cope with eating problems which may occur because of the cancer itself and the treatment that has been prescribed. The booklet provides helpful information and tips to manage nutrition-related side effects. 


Hard copies will be available with the SCS Cancer Care Kit at SCS and selected hospitals to newly diagnosed cancer patients and to cancer patients undergoing treatment from 1 June. You may also download an online copy.

Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) Screening

Colorectal cancer is the number 1 cancer in Singapore.Screening for colorectal cancer should begin from the age of 50 for those with no symptoms. The FIT (Faecal Immunochemical Test) checks your stool for blood that cannot be seen to detect signs of cancer. If you are a Singaporean or Permanent Resident above 50 and have not gone for colorectal screening in the past year, pick up a FIT kit!



The SCS Cancer Care Kit is designed to assist cancer patients and their families in making informed decisions when cancer is diagnosed. It also serves to give hope and encouragement to those touched by cancer.

 

Hard copies will be distributed to all newly diagnosed cancer patients at the National Cancer Centre, Singapore (NCCS), National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS), and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH).  

 

Download the SCS Mobile App on your Apple iPhone! The app will soon be available on Android.


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