PATIENT STORIES

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.

https://www.facebook.com/elden.yee

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.