Societies and Support groups

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       Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) is a non-profit charity organisation, established in October 1997. Under the leadership of its Patron, Mayor (Mrs) Yu-Foo Yee Shoon and her dedicated, enthusiastic executive committee comprising mostly lay people and some medical professionals, BCF’s mission is to:

Eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease

Breast cancer is curable if detected early. BCF hopes that by raising awareness of breast cancer and encouraging women to screen themselves regularly, breast cancer will be detected earlier and the chances of surviving the disease will be greatly enhanced.

       Singapore Cancer Society

The Singapore Cancer Society is a self-funded voluntary health organisation that depends on public donations to fund all its services and programmes. The Society is endorsed by the Ministry of Health and is a member of the National Council of Social Service. For the past 47 years, the Society has helped countless needy patients and pushed the cancer cause in Singapore through it many programmes and services.

       Reach to Recovery

Reach to Recovery (RTR) is a breast cancer support group under the umbrella of Singapore Cancer Society. This programme aims to help women cope with their life challenges brought about by a diagnosis of breast cancer. Most of the women involved in the programme have lived through breast cancer, giving their time to provide a listening ear and share their experience to help another woman in her journey to achieve full recovery. Membership is voluntary and free. Join in the support or to find out more, call 6421 5828 or email to

       SGH Breast Cancer Support Group 

The Breast Cancer Support Group was formed by volunteers to provide counselling and psychological support for breast cancer patients, their family and caregivers. Members work closely with the Reach to Recovery Support Group of the Singapore Cancer Society to plan and facilitate programmes. The Breast Care Support Group meets monthly and is led by Breast Care Nurse Clinician, Mdm N. Saraswathi. She can be reached at Tel: 6321 4474 for inquiries.

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