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World Cancer Day moves into a new 3-year phase, with the theme of ‘Close the Care Gap’.

This year is all about understanding and recognising the inequities in cancer care. It’s about having an open mind, challenging assumptions and looking at the hard facts. For example, in Singapore, some people don’t go or unable to go for screenings, patients don’t have access to the necessary medical care and services or unable to work due to barriers in the workplace. 

The first year of the #CloseTheCareGap campaign is all about learning and realising the problem.

Join us in creating awareness on the perceived cancer care gaps!

Together, we can #CloseTheCareGap

 

What Are The Care Gaps?

 

Do you know these gaps exist in cancer care?

1. Preventive Care
Some people don’t go or unable to go for screening, due to various barriers.

2. Care in Workplace
Cancer patients are unable to work due to barriers like discrimination in the workplace.
(learn how to create a cancer-friendly workplace: read more)

3. Access to Cancer Care Services
Patients facing financial barrriers don’t have access to the necessary medical care and services (e.g Rehabilitation, Welfare, Support Groups & Programmes,  Hospice Care).

4. Continuum of Care
Lack of awareness of available cancer support services, (e.g Rehabilitation, Welfare, Support Groups & Programmes,  Hospice Care)

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This month, we call on you, whoever and wherever you are, to play your part in creating a cancer-free world. 

Recognise the power of knowledge. We know that every single one of us has the ability to make a difference, large or small, and that together we can make real progress in reducing the impact of cancer.

This World Cancer Day, will you learn about the gap in cancer care?

Follow us on social media @sgcancersociety Facebook/Instagram to learn about the gaps in cancer care.

Together we can #CloseTheCareGap

 

 How can you Close The Cancer Care Gap?

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I Will Support Someone
I Know With Cancer 

Your donation will go towards our
continuous effort to provide cancer
patients access to services like cancer
treatment subsidies, welfare assistance,
cancer rehabilitation, hospice care,
cancer screenings, as well as research
and public education initiatives.

Donate today at: www.bit.ly/donate-scs

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I Will Focus On My Health I Will Get Screened

 𝗦𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗮𝗽𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲𝗿 𝗦𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘁𝘆 - 𝗧𝗮𝗹𝗸𝗠𝗲𝗱 𝗥𝗲𝗹𝗮𝘆 𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝗟𝗶𝗳𝗲 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮

Celebrate. Fight Back. Remember

5 – 13 March 2022
Register at www.scsrelayforlife.sg

 

Together with Temasek Foundation,
Singapore Cancer Society is offering
HPV vaccinations at no cost to ladies
between 18 to and 26 years of age at
participating CHAS clinics.
Stay tuned for more updates!
#JabOutHPV