Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Singapore. It can affect anyone, regardless of gender, age or smoking status. Various advances in treatment have strengthened our fight against lung cancer, but more can be done!

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month! All who are on this journey to overcome lung cancer, have come together to share their experience and stories to raise awareness. We strive to improve public knowledge about lung cancer and empower every individual in this fight against lung cancer. Let’s answer the call to action and do our part to beat lung cancer!


Saturday, 21 May 2022, 10.00 am – 11.00 am

In conjunction with World Clinical Trials Day, join us at this webinar to learn more about clinical trials and how you can be a participant.…/141645…/WN_fxyP9MWnQbyN-dfXwQnp5Q

Join us for this free webinar, organised by the Department of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine from Singapore General Hospital (SGH).

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Saturday, 6 November 2021, 10am – 11am
Managing Skin Toxicities 

Learn how to manage the skin-related side effects of lung cancer treatment from a dermatologist.

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Saturday, 13 November 2021, 2pm – 4pm
GP Connect (For GPs only) 

This talk provides GPs with an update on the latest treatment of lung cancer in 2021; tips on management of chronic toxicities of lung cancer treatment as well as smoking cessation strategies.

Saturday, 20 November 2021, 10am – 11.30am
Return to Work

Sharing of a patient’s journey to regain normalcy and the challenges one may face as well as providing the resources available on returning to work.

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Friday & Saturday, 26 – 27 November 2021, 8.30am – 1pm
LCCS-IDEAL Workshop (For Physicians only)

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A workshop designed for a small multidisciplinary group of healthcare providers to improve understanding and management of lung cancer.


Survivor of Lung Cancer – Mdm Deepa Maurya Shares Her Story

Madam Deepa Maurya’s story is one of strength and hope in the face of her lung cancer diagnosis. Today, she bravely shares her story to motivate others to keep fighting.

Survivor of Lung Cancer – Mdm Anne Heng Shares Her Story

Mdm Heng discovered that she had lung cancer during a health check-up as part of the requirements to continue teaching in her 60s. She was puzzled as to her diagnosis, noting that she led a healthy lifestyle and had never smoked. However, Mdm Heng refused to give up hope, and the support from her family and friends pushed her to complete her cancer treatment and fight against cancer.

She hopes that by sharing her story, she will be able to help others tackle similar diagnoses and encourage them to push on with treatment despite the challenges.

Living with LUNG Cancer – Elden Yee Shares His Story

Earlier this year, Elden, a young parent, had to deal with the devastating news that he had lung cancer. As he grappled with this emotionally, he also underwent treatment with chemotherapy and radiation for Stage 3 lung cancer. More recently, his cancer has recurred making it Stage 4 lung cancer. Through this journey, Elden has chosen optimism, and to surround himself with his loved ones.

He hopes by sharing his journey candidly, he encourages and empowers others who face cancer to live to the fullest. If you are keen to follow Elden’s story, you can follow him on his personal Facebook page.

Cancer is Not a Death Sentence – Connie Chu Shares Her Story
What Connie Chu thought was a bad cough turned out to be Stage 3 Lung Cancer. However, even in the face of tough times, she stays strong in her fight. She shares her journey with us at the Lung Cancer Education and Advocacy for Patients (LEAP). Additionally, Clinical Associate Professor Daniel Tan explores some of the common symptoms and misconceptions of lung cancer.

Early Detection Can Save Lives – Cheryl Wang Shares Her Story
Cheryl Wang bravely shares her story of how she found out she had lung cancer after going for a simple health check despite not being a smoker. However, Cheryl knew that she had to face it head-on. Join her as she tells us how she got through her fight with lung cancer with the support of her friends and family. Dr Ong Boon Hean also tells us how the different stages and types of lung cancer affect the treatment plan that a patient receives.