On 9 January 2009, the cancer site of Cancerstory.com became dormant.
However, the web contents can still be read like a book without further update.
Healing Setback
- Means Test
- Are you ready to "take on" your doctor?
- Can you "fire" your doctor?
- Manage your expectations
- Lack of oncology nutritionists
- Nutrition Maze
- Extravagant claims
- Rare Cancers
- TCM - Controversy
- TCM - Book Review
- Reflection
- Magic Cure
- Man-made Rules
- It's about money
Understanding Cancer
- What is Cancer?
- Stage of Cancer
- Dictionary of Cancer Terms
- Tumour Marker
- Self Examination
- Symptoms of Various Cancer
- Healing & Curing
- Human Papilloma Virus
Cancer Challenge
Diagnosis
   - Cancer's Victim Experience
   - The 8 Overcoming Tools
   - Motivational Message
   - Counselling/Cancer Helpline
   - Financial Issues
   - Cancer Checklist
   - Living With Cancer
   - Free Transport/Financial Aid
Acceptance
   - Seek Second Opinion
   - Learn About Your Illness
Treatment
   - Conventional Treatment
   - Clinical Trials in Singapore
   - Complementary Treatment
   - Coping With Side Effects
   - Coping With Hair Loss
   - Sexuality and Cancer
   - Hospitals/Cancer Organisations
Surviving Cancer
   - Importance Of Support
   - Support Group
Hospice Care
   - Cancer's Victim Experience
   - Living Fully in the Face of Death
   - Types Of Hospice Care
   - Home Help Service
   - Directory Of Hospices
   - Pain Management
   - Advance Medical Directive Act
Special Corners
- Leukemia
- Kids' Corner
- Children with Special Needs
- Women's Corner
- Cancer Prevention Tips
- Products recalled by HSA
- Fundraising for cancer organizations
- Stroke
- Used Medical Appliances
- Will & Estate
- Water Cures, Drugs Kill
- Jurong Health Connect
- Mesothelioma
Art transforms into compassion
Acknowledgement
Counselling & Cancer Helpline
KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital - Oncology Support Group
Medical, paramedical and nursing staff from the Hospital volunteer their time to provide emotional support and counselling to women diagnosed with gynaecological cancers. The support is also extended to family members, who may need assistance with referrals to medical social workers or external agencies. For more details, please visit their web site.

Operating hours :
     Mondays to Fridays 8.30am to 5.30pm
     Saturdays 8.30am to 12.30pm

Telephone No. : 6394 1038

National Cancer Centre - Cancer Helpline
The Cancer Helpline was established in September1999 and is the first National Cancer Helpline manned by experienced cancer trained nurse counsellors. They are able to provide you with accurate, up-to-date information, counselling and support on a wide variety of cancer related concerns. You can call as often as you like and your calls will remain private, anonymous and confidential. The Cancer Helpline can also send you printed information. This service is free. For more details, visit the National Cancer Centre's web site at www.nccs.com.sg.

You can contact the Cancer Helpline via the following:
Telephone: 6 22-55-6-55
Fax: 6324 5664
Email: cancerhelpline@nccs.com.sg

Operating hours :
     8.30 am to 5.00 pm (Mon-Fri)
     8.30 am to 1.00 pm (Saturday)
     Closed : Sundays & Public holidays

Singapore Cancer Society - Phone Counselling
Phone counselling is provided by the Society's team of experienced staff to support people who are affected by cancer as well as their family members who may wish to seek advice on essential issues related to cancer and the effects of its treatment(s). For more details, visit the SCS web site.

Operating hours :
     Mondays to Fridays 8.30am to 6.00pm

Telephone No. : 6421 5816, 6421 5817

The Cancer Institute - CancerLine
The CancerLine is a free telephone service put together to provide information and counselling on cancer related issues for you and your family. Staffed by nurses trained in cancer care, the CancerLine is an anonymous and confidential telephone service which provide the following services :

Up-to-date information on :
  • cancer and its signs and symptoms
  • cancer and its prevention
  • cancer and its detection
  • cancer and its treatment
  • cancer support services available in Singapore
Counselling :
  • side effects related to cancer treatment
  • emotional distress in coping with cancer
  • provide a 'listening ear'
  • importance of support from the caregivers
CancerLine does not provide medical advice and treatment recommendations, but offers clarification of information that you may have received from our doctor.

Operating hours :
     Mondays to Fridays 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
     Saturdays 8.30 am to 12.30 pm

Telephone No. : 6773 7888
Fax No. : 6777 4413

Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Breast Cancer Foundation

The BCF Volunteer Counselling Programme aims to assist breast cancer patients/survivors as well as family members and friends to cope with their feelings and to regain a sense of control over important aspects of their lives. Volunteer Counsellors, most of whom are breast cancer survivors themselves, provide information and emotional support through two telephone helplines, a Hospital Visit Programme and a Treatment Buddies Programme.

Helpline: 6356 0123

Expat Helpline: 6352 5400

For more information, please visit BCF's website at www.bcf.org.sg

CanHope

CanHope is a non-profit counselling service and hotline by Parkway Group Healthcare. It is a resource for accurate information about cancer and its available screening tests and treatments for both patients and the general public.

Telephone: (65) 6738 9333
Email: canhope@parkway.com.sg
Website: www.canhope.com.sg


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