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Patient Support Programmes



If you feel stressed or helpless while coping with cancer, know that there are others who are going through a similar journey. Join our support programme to connect with others. You are welcome to join any of the groups, workshops or talks that we offer every month. Our support groups are co-led by medical social workers, clinical psychologists and patient leaders.

Who can join

We welcome all cancer patients and their caregivers to our events (workshops and talks) and support groups. You do not need to be a NCCS patient to join. They are free of charge unless otherwise stated.

If you are not sure which event or support group is suitable for you, contact us to find out more.

Upcoming events

 Find out more about our upcoming events.

NASOPHARYNGEAL CANCER (NPC) SUPPORT GROUP
Staying Healthy with Exercise

When: 7 June 2024 (Friday), 7pm – 9pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Sign up

LUNG CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Updates on Lung Cancer Treatment & Clinical Trials

When: 22 June 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 11.00am

Where: Webinar

Sign up

ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS ONCOLOGY (AYAO) SUPPORT GROUP
Be My Solemate

When: 22 June 2024 (Friday), 8.30am – 11.30am

Where: Meet at Labrador Park MRT Station

Sign up

NASOPHARYNGEAL CANCER (NPC) SUPPORT GROUP
Keeping Joints and Muscles Flexible & Healthy

When: 5 July 2024 (Friday), 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Sign up

UKULELE INTEREST GROUP
Heartstrings

When: 6 July 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.30pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Sign up

GENETIC SUPPORT GROUP
Art Connect

When: 6 July 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 1.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Sign up

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Breast Cancer & TCM

When: 11 July 2024 (Thursday), 1.15pm - 2.15pm

Where: Virtual

*Registration opens 1 month before the event*

LUNG CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Lung Cancer will not keep you down!

When: 13 July 2024 (Saturday), 9.00am

Where: Botanic Gardens

*Only open to lung cancer patients & their family/friends.*
To signup, Whatsapp to 8170 7995 your name & name of your primary physician. More details will be provided upon signup.

GENETIC SUPPORT GROUP
Art Connect

When: 13 July 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 1.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Sign up

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
My Body, Sexuality & Me

When: 1 August 2024 (Thursday), 4.00pm - 5.30pm

Where: Virtual

*Registration opens 1 month before the event*

NASOPHARYNGEAL CANCER (NPC) SUPPORT GROUP
TCM's role in managing side effects and survivorship

When: 2 August 2024 (Friday), 7pm - 9pm

Where: NCCS Level 11

*Registration opens 1 month before the event*

Ukulele INTEREST GROUP
Heartstrings

When: 3 August 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.30pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Sign up

GENETIC SUPPORT GROUP
Body Resilience & Wellbeing

When: 3 August 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 11

Sign up

NASOPHARYNGEAL CANCER (NPC) SUPPORT GROUP
Caring for your heart: coping with difficult emotions.
- Reflective activity using sand.

When: 6 September 2024 (Friday), 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

*Registration opens 1 month before the event*

UKULELE INTEREST GROUP
Heartstrings

When: 7 September 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am-12.30pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Sign up

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Breast Cancer and Nutrition

When: 12 September 2024 (Thursday), 5.30pm - 8.30pm (Registration at 5.30pm. Session starts at 6.00pm sharp)

Where: NCCS Level, 1 Meeting Room NC 1-1

*Registration opens 1 month before the event*

GENETIC SUPPORT GROUP
La Kopi

When: 21 September 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am-12.00pm

Where: Starbucks

Sign up

NASOPHARYNGEAL CANCER (NPC) SUPPORT GROUP
Members' sharing - Coping with side effects

When: 4 October 2024 (Friday), 7pm - 9pm

Where: NCCS Level 11

*Registration opens 1 month before the event*

Ukulele INTEREST GROUP
Heartstrings

When: 12 October 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.30pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Sign up

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
BCAM Walk/ Exercise session

When: October 2024 (actual date to be confirmed)

Where: To be advised

*Registration opens 1 month before the event*

Ukulele INTEREST GROUP
Heartstrings

When: 2 November 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.30pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Sign up

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Fear of Cancer Recurrence

When: 7 November 2024 (Thursday), 5.30pm - 8.30pm (Registration at 5.30pm. Session starts at 6.00pm sharp)

Where: NCCS Level 10, Meeting Room NC 10-1

*Registration opens 1 month before the event*

GENETIC SUPPORT GROUP
The Strengths Within

When: 9 November 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Sign up

Download events calendar (PDF) - MAY - JUNE 2024 


Download past events calendar

 NCCS Patient Support Programme (Apr 2024)

NCCS Patient Support Programme (Jan - Feb 2024)

  NCCS Patient Support Programme (Oct - Nov 2023)

NCCS Patient Support Programme (Aug - Sep 2023)

NCCS Patient Support Programme (Jun - Jul 2023)

NCCS Patient Support Programme (Apr - May 2023)


Upcoming Programme

Open to all patients and their loved ones. Registration is not required, walk-ins are accepted.

CAncer REsilience (CARE) Talks


Support groups

 Find out more about our support groups.

Who is this for
Young patients 45 years of age and below. This group brings together young patients who share similar experiences and provides opportunities for them to connect with one another.

Upcoming sessions
*Registration opens 1 month before the event*
Sign up

Be My Solemate
Lace up your sneakers and join us for a morning of fresh air as we explore the great outdoors and forge memories along the way.

When: 22 June 2024 (Saturday), 8.30am - 11.30am

Where: Meet at Labrador Park MRT Station

Who is this for
Patients diagnosed with breast cancer. This group aims to address some of the common concerns and issues experienced by breast cancer patients

Upcoming sessions
*Registration opens 1 month before the event*

Breast Cancer & TCM
If you have ever wondered how the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help in your breast cancer journey, join us for an evening of sharing by NCC Pharmacy Practice Manager Mr Ricky Ang, who is also a qualified TCM practitioner.

When: 11 July 2024 (Thursday), 1.15pm - 2.15pm

Where: Virtual


My Body, Sexuality & Me
Cancer and its related treatment often affect patients’ body image. Join us as we discuss how to cope with these changes.

When: 1 August 2024 (Thursday), 4.00pm - 5.30pm

Where: Virtual


Breast Cancer and Nutrition
Join us if you have ever wondered what is the role of nutrition in a breast cancer patient’s journey, and how we can improve our eating habits.

When: 12 September 2024 (Thursday),
5.30pm - 8.30pm (Registration at 5.30pm. Session starts at 6.00pm sharp)

Where: NCCS Level 1, Meeting Room NC 1-1


BCAM Walk/Exercise session
Join us for our annual walk to celebrate life and each other.

When: October 2024 (actual date to be confirmed)

Where: To be advised


Fear of Cancer Recurrence
Fear of cancer recurrence is a common theme for many cancer survivors. Let’s talk about how to deal with it. All attendees are welcome to share your experiences, and to highlight how you have been coping with this fear of recurrence.

When: 7 November 2024 (Thursday),
5.30pm - 8.30pm (Registration at 5.30pm. Session starts at 6.00pm sharp)

Where: NCCS Level 10, Meeting Room NC 10-1

Who is this for
Often, a part of our identity dies along with the departure of our spouses. Recovering & rediscovering a new self-identity can feel scary & challenging for some of us.
Come & meet others who are in similar situation & see how their experiences can be a support to you.

Upcoming sessions
*Registration opens 1 month before the event*
Sign up

When: Thursday, 7.00pm - 9.00pm

            - 4 & 18 January 2024

            - 1 & 22 Frebruary 2024

            - 14 & 28 March 2024

            - 11 & 25 April 2024

            - 9 May 2024

Where: NCCS Level 11

Who is this for
Journeying the loss of a loved one can be challenging, regardless our relationship with them.
Come & meet others who are in similar situation & see how their experiences can be a support & an encouragement to you.

Upcoming sessions
*Registration opens 1 month before the event*
Sign up

When: Wednesday, 7.00pm - 9.00pm

            - 10 & 31 January 2024

            - 28 February 2024

            - 20 March 2024

            - 17 April 2024

            - 8 May 2024

Where: NCCS Level 11

Who is this for
Join us for a casual morning of connecting and support through music as we learn how to play and sing along with the ukulele.
*Only open to current/ former cancer patients and their family
*Participant is required to own a Ukulele.

Upcoming sessions
*Registration opens 1 month before the event*
Sign up

When: Saturday, 10.00am - 12.30pm
           - 6 July 2024
           - 3 August 2024
           - 7 Sep 2024
           - 12 Oct 2024
           - 2 Nov 2024

Where: NCCS Level 1

Who is this for
Patients who can share experiences with others living with HBOC and get information about risk reducing strategies from medical experts.

Upcoming sessions
*Registration opens 1 month before the event*
Sign up

ART CONNECT
Join artist, Ammi Cheng, to learn the versatility of line in art and create your own drawings with various dry media and technique.

When: Saturday, 10.00am - 1.00pm
- 6 & 13 July 2024

Where: NCCS Level 1


Body Resilience & Wellbeing
Join us to explore how integrative medicine may help to build up your body resilience and wellbeing.

When: 3 August 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1


La Kopi
Start the day with us as we bond and encourage each other with our stories over a simple coffee appreciation at Starbucks.

When: 21 September 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Starbucks


Living with HBOC
A time to learn more about HBOC syndrome from medical experts and get your questions answered. You can get to know others living with HBOC.

When: 26 October 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am – 1.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1


The Strengths Within
Find out how recognizing personal strengths can enhance resilience and foster effective coping strategies.

When: 9 November 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Who is this for
Patients with genetic syndromes such as Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS), Neurofibromatosis (NF), Lynch Syndrome, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP), and Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer associated gene (BRCA), etc.

Upcoming sessions
*Registration opens 1 month before the event*
Sign up

ART CONNECT
Join artist, Ammi Cheng, to learn the versatility of line in art and create your own drawings with various dry media and technique.

When: Saturday, 10.00am - 1.00pm
- 6 & 13 July 2024

Where: NCCS Level 1


Body Resilience & Wellbeing
Join us to explore how integrative medicine may help to build up your body resilience and wellbeing.

When: 3 August 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1


La Kopi
Start the day with us as we bond and encourage each other with our stories over a simple coffee appreciation at Starbucks.

When: 21 September 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Starbucks


The Strengths Within
Find out how recognizing personal strengths can enhance resilience and foster effective coping strategies.

When: 9 November 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Who is this for
Lung cancer patients and their families. This support group aims to help them share their experiences and encourage one another in their cancer journey.

Upcoming sessions

Updates on Lung Cancer Treatment & Clinical Trials
Join us for a morning to learn about the latest updates on clinical trials for lung cancer and how that can impact us.

When: 22 June 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 11.00am

Where: Webinar


Sign up

Lung Cancer will not keep you down!
Exercise has many benefits - physically and mentally . Join us to conquer the many heights in Singapore and keep fit at the same time.

When: 13 July 2024 (Saturday), 9.00am

Where: Botanic Gardens


*Only open to lung cancer patients & their family/friends.*
To signup, Whatsapp to 8170 7995 your name & name of your primary physician. More details will be provided upon signup.
Who is this for
Patients with genetic syndromes such as Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS), Neurofibromatosis (NF), Lynch Syndrome, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP), and Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer associated gene (BRCA), etc.

Upcoming sessions
*Registration opens 1 month before the event*
Sign up

ART CONNECT
Join artist, Ammi Cheng, to learn the versatility of line in art and create your own drawings with various dry media and technique.

When: Saturday, 10.00am - 1.00pm
- 6 & 13 July 2024

Where: NCCS Level 1


Body Resilience & Wellbeing
Join us to explore how integrative medicine may help to build up your body resilience and wellbeing.

When: 3 August 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1


La Kopi
Start the day with us as we bond and encourage each other with our stories over a simple coffee appreciation at Starbucks.

When: 21 September 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Starbucks


The Strengths Within
Find out how recognizing personal strengths can enhance resilience and foster effective coping strategies.

When: 9 November 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Who is this for
Nasopharyngeal cancer patients. As these patients tend to experience side effects related to their sense of taste and smell (such as difficulties in swallowing or loss of taste), this support group aims to help them share their experiences and encourage one another.

Upcoming sessions
*Registration opens 1 month before the event*
Sign up

Food, Fruits & Herbs as Complementary Therapies
Join us for an evening with Jimmy Lee, member and Deputy Program Lead of NPC Support Group, as he share his experience with using food, fruits, and herbs as complementary therapies.

When: 3 May 2024 (Friday), 7.30pm – 9.00pm

Where: Virtual meeting via Microsoft Teams


Staying Healthy with Exercise
Join us for an active evening with an invited Qigong Instructor, who will share about how qigong can be one of the exercise options to keep us healthy.

When: 7 June 2024 (Friday), 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1


Keeping Joints and Muscles Flexible & Healthy
Stiff muslces and joints are a problem for many of us. Explore interesting exercises from our Physiotherapist that will help you strengthen your body.

When: 5 July 2024 (Friday), 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1


TCM's role in managing side effects and survivorship
Find out how TCM treatments and herbal formulations can help alleviate side effects during and after treatment such as stiff muscles and hypothyroidism.

When: 2 August 2024 (Friday), 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Who is this for
Cancer patients who are keen to achieve better self-care and improve relationship.

Upcoming sessions
*Registration opens 1 month before the event*
Sign up

ART CONNECT
Join artist, Ammi Cheng, to learn the versatility of line in art and create your own drawings with various dry media and technique.

When: Saturday, 10.00am - 1.00pm
- 6 & 13 July 2024

Where: NCCS Level 1


Body Resilience & Wellbeing
Join us to explore how integrative medicine may help to build up your body resilience and wellbeing.

When: 3 August 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1


La Kopi
Start the day with us as we bond and encourage each other with our stories over a simple coffee appreciation at Starbucks.

When: 21 September 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Starbucks


The Strengths Within
Find out how recognizing personal strengths can enhance resilience and foster effective coping strategies.

When: 9 November 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 1

Who is this for
Malay-speaking cancer patients and their caregivers, who may find it easier to speak or listen to someone in their mother tongue.

Upcoming sessions
*Registration opens 1 month before the event*

Kanser than Quality Hidup Saya
Meninjau dan mempertimbangkan cara menambah baikkan kualiti hidup saya.

When: 13 July 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 11 Meeting Room NC 11-1

Gaya Hidup Sihat – Pemakanan yang seimbang
Mari kita belajar tentang pemakanan yang sihat and seimbang untuk memupuk gaya hidup sihat.

When: 17 August 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 11 Meeting Room NC 11-1

Berehatkan diri
Mari kita belajar tentang beberapa Teknik untuk “relax” melalui pernafasan dan minda.

When: 14 September 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 11 Meeting Room NC 11-1

Bersiar-siar bersama – Mengeratkan perhubungan
Rekreasi tahunan untuk mengeratkan satu sama lain.

When: 12 October 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 11 Meeting Room NC 11-1

Kesejatheraan emosi/ Marilah kite berbincang
Masa untuk meluangkan perasaan dan petua menjaga emosi.

When: 9 November 2024 (Saturday), 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: NCCS Level 11 Meeting Room NC 11-1

Who is this for
Cancer patients.

Upcoming sessions
Stay tuned for further updates.

 

Contact us for any enquiries or to request an appointment.