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The Problems of Cancer

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  • 1. Statistics on cancer An estimated 12.7 million new cancer cases were diagnosed worldwide in 2008. Lung, female breast, colorectal and stomach cancers were the most commonly diagnosed cancers, accounting for more than 40% of all cases. Worldwide, an estimated 7.6 million deaths from cancer occurred in 2008. Lung, stomach, liver, colorectal and female breast cancers were the most common causes, accounting for more than half of all cancer deaths.
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  • 3. Singapore Cancer Societythe Society has helped countless needy patients and pushed thecancer cause in Singapore through it many programmes and serviceswhich include: Cancer treatment subsidies Financial and welfare aid Hospice and palliative home care services Community oncology home care services Free transportation to/from cancer treatment Rehabilitative Support Cancer screening Cancer research Public Education
  • 4. Singapore Cancer Society Their VisionTo be the leading charitable cancer organisation inSingapore and the region, with a reputation for effectiveprogrammes for the prevention and control of cancer Their MissionThe Singapore Cancer Society is a community-basedvoluntary health organisation dedicated to minimizing theimpact of cancer through public education, screening, patientservices, financial assistance, research and advocacy.
  • 5. History Of Their Venture 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. It also has IPC (Institute of Public Character) status as a charity since 1995.
  • 6. Impact helps more than 1,000 needy cancer patients and reaches out to more than 50,000 individuals through its cancer screening, public educational and community outreach programmes.
  • 7. THE END

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