An active lifestyle is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself and here’s the good news: Everything counts! Exercise will boost your confidence and help to reduce stress. Being fit can also make your ostomy appliances fit even better.
Promotion! Get a Coloplast active lifestyle bundle with any qualifying purchase of Ostomy appliances at Coloplast Sg Office.
OAS is continuing the Patient and Healthcare Education Series for Ostomates and Nurses. Join the OAS-Coloplast Care Webinar held this Saturday, 20 March 2021!
This Webinar is accredited by the Singapore Nursing Board. 1 (One) CPE Point will be awarded upon full attendance and submission of full name and SNB Registration Number. Registration closes on 27 March 2021, 23:59 and can be done here: http://bit.ly/3vqc4hN
In conjunction with Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Singapore Cancer Society (SCS) is collaborating with Farrer Park Hospital and Ostomy Association of Singapore (OAS) for their March’s support group online event!
Understanding the needs of those living with Conditions due to Colorectal Disease -By Mr Ellil Mathiyan Lakshmanan, President of OAS
Optimal Timing in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer -By Dr Charles Tsang, Farrer Park Hospital
Date: 13th March 2021, Saturday Time: 2pm to 3.30pm (Please join 10 min earlier as the session will start promptly at 2pm.)
It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Singapore Cancer Society is giving out Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) kits which help to detect colorectal cancer. The FIT kit can be collected at no cost and can be completed from the comfort of your home.
Eligibility to collect the kit:
Singaporean or Permanent Resident
Aged 50 or above
Have not done a FIT screening in the last 12 months
Have not done a Colonoscopy in the last 10 years
There are a few collection points:
Singapore Cancer Society Main Office
Guardian Health & Beauty Stores
Watson’s Personal Care Stores
*Please check Singapore Cancer Society’s website for more information on the collection points and also the user guide:
In collaboration with Singapore Cancer Society, our President, Mr Ellil Mathiyan co-facilitated a focus group discussion with Ms Aw Hui Zhen for the Cancer Rehabilitation Centre. Held on 26 February 2021, the participants were fully engaged and lively.
The Colorectal Cancer Support Group recently held a Zoom session on the topic of ‘How to maintain your body muscle in old age’. For those who missed the session but are interested to learn more about this, the recording of the session is now up on our website.
You will be able to find the video under the tab ‘Support Groups’ > ‘SGH-NCCS CCSG’. Enjoy the helpful and educational talk by Ms Anna Jacob!