Hi all, please take note that our BTSS office has moved. The new address is on our Contact Us page.
Thank you for noticing this notice, and have a great Chinese New Year holiday!
We will like to thank Power 98FM and 88.3Jia FM for the opportunity to talk about brain tumour awareness on radio. We hope that through their interviews with Melissa, our BTSS president, more people will be aware of our cause and support brain tumour patients in need. If you want to tune in to the interview, you can catch it on:
Married for 30 years and blessed with two sons, Peter was shocked when his wife, Sindy was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Determined to maintain a positive outlook for the sake of his wife and children, Peter decided to attend regular support group meetings to learn how to be a proper caregiver for his wife.
Sindy fought hard, tackling each treatment and surgery with courage. Sadly, she passed away in March 2018, surrounded by family and friends. In dedication to his wife’s memory, Peter has continued to attend support group meetings so that he could provide the same support the group has provided to other caregivers struggling to care for their loved ones.
The journey of fighting and recovering from brain tumours is often an isolating one for patients and their families. If you know someone who needs support and advice from Brain Tumour Society Singapore (BTSS), please connect them to us.
Show your support for BTSS by coming down for our Brainy Car Rally on 21 October 2018. We have interactive games and booths for everyone! Attend this meaningful event to your friends and family, we hope to see you there!
We at BTSS are blessed and fortunate to have the incredible support of a dedicated team of medical professionals who volunteer their time to share their expertise and insights with us each month during our BTSS Talks.
This October, we are super thankful to Assoc Prof Ng Wai Hoe, Medical Director of NNI, who gave an insightful and interesting talk on advances in tumour surgery. A lively Q&A session was had with discussions on various issues brain tumour patients faced.
Thanks Prof Ng!
BTSS Talks are held on selected Saturday mornings in SGH, do check out our upcoming events for their dates. We are currently planning a series of relevant and useful talks in 2019, and will release their dates as soon as they are ready.
All are welcome, so we hope to see you there!
Thank you Lianhe Wanbao 联合晚报 for featuring Shawn in this evening’s papers. Shawn has certainly been through a lot over the last few years and he has always been a tough fighter. We are proud of Shawn for never letting his condition stop him from pursuing his dreams and ambitions.
As one of our very own committee members, Shawn serves wholeheartedly to advance the programmes and causes of BTSS. A true inspiration to all of us, thank you Shawn!
“I have been following the KIN series and find that the portrayal of the presentation of the disease was realistic. Brain Tumour is difficult to detect as the symptoms, like headaches, seem generic. It usually takes an accident, like a fall, for further investigations to reveal a brain tumour. Good research Mediacorp.”
Show your support for brain tumour awareness by tuning in and sharing the TV series to your families and friends.
You can always catch up with the show on Toggle if you missed an episode.
Along with adrenaline-charged Supercars, one of the key highlights of BCR would definitely be the light up installation! Attendees may light up a bottle to show their support for brain tumour awareness. These bottles will be placed in a special exhibition shaped like a brain. Are you excited to show your support for brain tumour awareness?
Mark your calenders for Brainy Car Rally on 21 October 2018! We will feature many interactive games and activities that participants will enjoy so see you there!
Admission is FREE!
Our President of BTSS, Melissa was the advisor who shared her experience and knowledge to the research team for Channel 5’s new show, Kin (TIF). In this particular episode, one of the major characters, Deanna deals with her declining health and finds out that she has brain cancer. This is indeed a sad but real plight that many of us face – dealing with a diagnosis and struggling for emotional support from family and friends. At BTSS, we aim to provide information, support and advice to those in need.
Click on this link: https://video.toggle.sg/en/series/kin-tif/ep4/631746 to watch the episode!
If you missed the show on channel 5, you simply catch up on Toggle!
Thank you Shin Min Daily News 新明日报 for sharing Xinyu’s story. A brain tumour diagnosis not only affects the patient but the whole family. Caring for a loved one can be difficult and we hope that people who read Xinyu’s story will be touched and motivated to support other families in a similar situation.