Breast Cancer Support Groups

Learn how breast cancer support groups help breast cancer patients cope with ongoing treatments and provide a deeper understanding of breast cancer.

NCIS’ Breast Support Group provides knowledge, support and comfort for breast cancer patients and survivors.

Breast Cancer Support at NCIS

The Breast Support Group is coordinated and facilitated by trained oncology nurses from the Oncology Nursing Division of the National Cancer Institute Singapore (NCIS). Established in 2001, the group is made up of survivors, patients, their primary caregivers and NCIS nurses. It is open to patients affected by breast cancer.

Our Mission

The Breast Support Group aims to reach out to breast cancer patients and survivors. Through the sharing of experiences and interaction among patients and breast cancer survivors, the Breast Support Group hopes to provide knowledge, support and comfort to patients who may have problems coping with cancer and its side effects.

What We Offer to Breast Cancer Patients and Caregivers

  • Provide information and support on current treatments, coping strategies and rehabilitation to breast cancer patients and caregivers.
  • Opportunities to listen to others, share personal experiences, encourage one another and feel encouraged.
  • Increase patients and caregivers’ bonding and access with other cancer survivors.

Activities and Programmes for Breast Cancer Patients and Caregivers

  • Meetings to facilitate sharing among patients, doctors and caregivers.
  • Periodic educational talks
  • "NCIS Celebrates Life!" party to celebrate the end-of-year festivities and to look forward to a new year ahead.

For a complete calendar of the year's activities, please click here.

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