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Real Life, Real People

Diagnosed with cancer at a young age, she discovered the love of God through kindness and open doors

I was 14 when I was diagnosed with leukaemia.  My parents sold our flat in our home country to finance my treatment in Singapore.  A year later, after five cycles of chemotherapy, the cancer was in...

Illness

Fathers in heaven: Reflections from dad’s 18-month battle with terminal cancer

In July 2020, I lost my dad to Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). He was 59 years old and I was 21. In October 2018, my dad visited our family doctor after a fever he developed had persisted for over a...

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I was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was pregnant

Around the middle of 2021, I discovered that I was pregnant, so I arranged to see an obstetrician at the hospital.  During the check-up, I also decided to raise the issue of the two lumps on my...

Life & Death

Losing my mum to cancer: Seeing the good (and God) in suffering

I lost my mother to cancer last July. She was only 60. She was first diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer in her adrenal gland in 2012. We were thankful then that the cancer was discovered...

Health

When I found out my mum had cancer… again

5 March 2017. It was a Wednesday evening, and I had decided to take a GrabCar home from school in order to make it back on time for dinner with my parents. Mum hadn’t been feeling well for the past...

Health

There’s always something to give thanks for, says this breast cancer survivor

When I first felt a lump in my breast, I never thought I would be diagnosed with Stage 2 cancer. After all, I was the fittest I had been in a long time. I had just completed my basic training for the...

Real Life, Real People

Losing both my breasts at 28, cancer has given me a new perspective on life

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bridget Lee speaks to Tammy Chen, who shared about how a sudden double mastectomy made her realise what were the truly important things in life. Tammy’s...

Life & Death

Stricken with cancer at 22, I came to accept that my life is in God’s hands

In January 2019, I began experiencing nausea, vomiting and bloating in my abdomen all of a sudden. These symptoms persisted for three days. Feeling uneasy, I decided to visit the GP who then referred...

Illness

I thought cancer would ruin me, but it gave me a new beginning

I was 34 when I was diagnosed with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, a type of head and neck cancer behind the nose. But what hit me like a ton of bricks that day was the news that followed: my cancer had...