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Category: Patients’ Stories

Last wishes

Last wishes

Mr Tan Kia Poh, 94, was the stern patriarch of a large Chinese family and prided himself on being an independent man. He worked hard all his life, gained a measurable level of success and kept himself active even after his retirement. With his children […]

Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning

Mr Chow Yew Weng, a 61-year-old retiree, fought his cancer bravely for three years. When treatment did not work anymore, he decided that he wanted some peace to have quality time with his family and to die comfortably. One of those few rare patients who […]

Experiencing Life Again In Dover Park Hospice

Experiencing Life Again In Dover Park Hospice

Even when all seems so difficult, comfort and strength can still be found. Leong Keng Peng, 53, was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer in October 2008. His disease progressed despite undergoing more than 60 sessions of combined of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Surgery to the back of […]

Creating Fond Memories That Lasts A Lifetime

Creating Fond Memories That Lasts A Lifetime

Bee Cheng, 34, was living life to the fullest. Blessed with two bubbly children aged nine and 12, she enjoyed her passion for music, singing and watching DVD. All that ended when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in May 2009. As she underwent treatment […]