About Campaign

ends 31 Dec 2015, 11:59 PM
After being diagnosed with throat cancer 10 years ago, Mr Tee underwent surgery but lost his ability to speak and grew to rely on writing or using a voice synthesiser to express himself. Communication was frustrating and difficult.

The hefty medical fees depleted his savings. He had to sell off his home to pay the bills and moved into a rented flat subsidised by the government. At this point, a social worker referred him to the SCS which assisted him by providing welfare aid. This aid enabled him to not only survive but to thrive.

Embracing a positive attitude, he says, “Cancer is a mere word. As long as I am alive, there is always hope. One needs to be courageous, be strong to accept treatment, and to maintain a positive mindset.”

Mr Tee is among the thousands of cancer patients that SCS has helped over the past 50 years. At SCS, we believe that no one should fight cancer alone. Your donation will help fund our many programmes and services to Minimise Cancer and Maximise Life.

About the Charity

Established in 1964, Singapore Cancer Society (SCS) is a self-funded voluntary welfare organisation which is dedicated to minimising the impact of cancer in Singapore through the provision of cancer treatment subsidies, financial and welfare aid to needy cancer patients, home hospice care services for terminally-ill cancer patients, as well as rehabilitation support programmes for recovering cancer patients and cancer survivors . In addition, the Society also provides free cancer screening services and promotes cancer awareness and prevention through its public education and community outreach programmes. Annually, the SCS helps more than 1,000 needy cancer patients and reaches out to more than 50,000 individuals through its cancer screening, public educational and community outreach programmes.

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SUPPORTED CAUSES
Families
Health