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ends 24 Jan 2021, 11:59 PM
Cancer can strike anyone, anytime without a warning.

Years ago, my dad was diagnosed with a stage 4 lung cancer when 2 small lumps were discovered on his left chest through X-ray.

It was a shocking news for my family, as my dad was a non smoker with no pre-existing illnesses.

Sadly, I started doing a lot of research on Google to understand about lung cancer. It appeared that my dad did not have a lot of symptoms like coughing which is typical of lung cancer. Also, stress could be a contributing factor. So perhaps he was too affected with the many challenges while managing our family business.

As the tumours had spread to both lungs, doctors suggested chemotherapy instead of surgery. My dad went through 2 cycles of chemotherapy treatment and some said it was a miracle that he survived for another 8 years.

We counted ourselves lucky that he could be with us for much longer. But at the same time, our family was financially strained after he left us. When a primary breadwinner in the household is down with cancer, a caregiver in the family may find it equally challenging, if not more.

I hope to honour my dad by choosing NCCS Cancer Fund.

There are many cancer patients that need your help to tide through this challenging period. Some of them could not qualify for normal government support scheme and need more time to go back to employment. With your contributions, they may have a peace of mind while fighting cancer.

Bryon

About the Charity

Someone in Singapore is diagnosed with cancer every hour. For many, a cancer diagnosis is an emotional and difficult time. The NCCS Cancer Fund helps support cancer patients in need.

NCCS helps over 26,000 cancer patients each year.

From the moment they are diagnosed and throughout their treatment we are with them, providing the very best care, by the best people, in the best place.

Donate today and help us give hope to people with cancer.


All donations received are managed by SingHealth Fund (SHF), an institution of Public Character (UEN 201624016E).
All donors are required to provide their Tax Reference number (e.g. NRIC/FIN/UEN where applicable) to enjoy tax deduction. The donation will be automatically included in the donor's IRAS tax assessment. As such, we will not be sending any official receipt, unless upon written request by the donor.

Please note that donations must be made before 15 December for processing and be included in time for tax assessment in the same year.

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