Breast Cancer Survivors’ Workshop

Parkway Cancer Centre is holding a workshop for breast cancer survivors with care and diet tips
By: Parkway Cancer Centre
Oct. 11, 2012 - PRLog -- [Singapore, October 2012] Breast Cancer Survivors travel a challenging path – whether it is worrying about the survival rates of breast cancer, or how to tailor the diet to best take care of your health during and after cancer treatment. PCC is here to address doubts and questions to post breast cancer treatment and how to take control of your health. Take part in Parkway Cancer Centre Breast Cancer Survivor's Workshop with doctors and experts on 13th October 2012.

Details are as follows:

Date: Saturday, 13th October 2012
Venue: Topaz Ballroom, Sheraton Towers
Time: 1.00pm – 6.00pm

Programme Schedule:

1.00pm : Registration
1.20pm : Surviving Cancer Treatment, What’s Next?
         Dr Khoo will explain what happens in the first five years of cancer treatment, what to expect and watch out for after cancer treatment.
         Dr Khoo Kei Siong, Deputy Medical Director & Senior Consultant, Parkway Cancer Centre
1.50pm : Life After Breast Cancer; Pregnancy, Love Life, Children
         Dr See Hui Ti, Senior Consultant, Parkway Cancer Centre
2.20pm : Does Eating Right Help in Preventing Recurrence?
         Many of us are interested in the relationship that specific food, nutrients, or lifestyle factors have with specific cancers. Fahma will highlight evidence-based guidelines on nutrition and lifestyle factors in the prevention of cancer recurrence.
         Ms. Fahma Sunarja, Senior Dietician, CanHOPE Counselling & Support Services
2.50pm : Q & A Session
3.10pm : Refreshments
3.40pm : Participants can only attend ONE of the workshops below.

Managing Lymphoedema          
The effects of cancer and treatment on the lymphatic system may subject survivors to physical challenges arising from lymphoedema. In this talk, the physiotherapist will help participants to understand the risk of developing lymphoedema, the treatment methods available, and most importantly: prevention methods.
 Ms June Chew, Physiotherapist, Gleneagles Rehabilitation & Homecare Services

The Follow-Up Care after Breast Cancer Surgery: Breast Prosthesis
         This educational talk aims to create awareness and empower the audience with knowledge of the options available after breast cancer surgery, including physiological changes, prosthesis, self-care and maintenance.
         Ms Doreen Tan, Registered Nurse, Assistant Patient Care Manager, Can-Care Pte Ltd

Cancer Survivorship, Going Forward: Dialogue with the Counsellors
A team of counsellors will share what they have learnt from survivors about life after cancer, and discuss practical ways and guidelines for managing common problems including psychological, social and emotional health. This is an interactive session with opportunities for participants to engage in an active dialogue and discussion.
Mr Benson Soh, Ms Sakeena Mohd, Ms Goh Yi Lin, CanHOPE Counselling & Support Services.

4.40pm : Meet the Specialists
6.00pm : End


Prior booking to meet the specialists is required and the workshop is limited to 60 people.
Tickets cost $10 per person and $15 for two, excluding ticketing fee.
Call 6296 2929 to book tickets, daily from 9am to 6pm.
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About Parkway Cancer Centre
Parkway Cancer Centre offers comprehensive cancer treatment with a highly skilled, multi-disciplinary team comprising of consultant medical specialists, nurses, counsellors and other para-medical professionals to meet the specific needs of cancer patients. The Centre uses the latest technologies in cancer treatment to help patients access proven innovative therapies for the best clinical outcomes. Committed to providing a comprehensive holistic treatment of cancers in a safe and comfortable environment, the Centre ensures that patients are well-attended to by caring and experienced professionals.

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