Are you fighting cancer or have fought cancer in the past? We want to hear your experiences

Cancer has been and continues to be one of the principal causes of death in Singapore and around the world.

For patients battling the medical condition that is characterised by abnormal cell growth, the road to recovery is usually one that is long and arduous.

In the run-up to World Cancer Day on February 4, we want to give a voice to those who are fighting cancer as well as those who have successfully overcome cancer in the past.

If you fall under the categories mentioned above, we would like to hear your experiences.

Share with us the challenges you faced, the type of treatment you are receiving or have received as well as how your life has changed after being diagnosed with cancer. Kindly send us relevant photos and/or videos of your fight with cancer too. 

To make a submission, email us at with the subject 'Fighting cancer' along with your name and contact number by Jan 22.

You can read the stories contributed that were contributed by cancer survivors in the links below.

To find out more about cancer in Singapore, you can check out The Straits Time's 'The anatomy of cancer', a virtual infographic shows everything you need to know about the top 10 cancers affecting men and women in Singapore.

Stories submitted by cancer survivors:

1. I was my cancer-stricken sister's caregiver -- then I got diagnosed with cancer myself

2. My Fight With Cancer: "No one can tell me I'm ugly... I know I'm beautiful"

3. Getting cancer was just the beginning of my ordeal: I became partially paralysed and couldn't even speak

4. My Fight With Cancer: Stigma of losing a leg was worse than cancer

5. My Fight With Cancer: Even a sneeze could disrupt my balance after I came out of a coma, but I battled on

6. My Fight with Cancer: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia patient shares his experience on beating disease

7. My fight with cancer: I was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer -- when I was 5 months pregnant