Our NCSM Resource & Wellness Centre offers a range of cancer support services to newly diagnosed patients, survivors and caregivers. Listed below is a schedule of our programmes which are free of charge conducted by qualified volunteers. (Your kind donations whether in cash, kind or time are most welcome..)
Male Support Group
Prostate cancer patients and survivors meet up once in 2 months on the 3rd Thursday at 2pm. Meeting months in 2011: Feb/Apr/Jun/Aug/Oct/Dec.
The women’s cancer support group meet up once a month every Saturday, 10am-1pm to share their experiences and do some group activties like beading, dancing, cooking, etc. Please call to confirm attendance to join the support group.
WELLNESS CLASSES (available every day of the week)
Universal energy flows through all of us but at times this flow of energy can become blocked during periods of stress and illness. Reiki, an immensely simple yet powerful method of healing can remove these blockages and restore the flow of energy around the body. Qualified Reiki Master, Christopher John offers his services every Monday morning. By appointment.
Gua Sha Massage (Facial Massage)
Ancient traditional Chinese treatment designed to correct stagnation and promote free flow of qi throughout the body. Applied on the face, it is an effective way to rejuvenate skin and stimulate muscle movement through improved blood flow. Qualified beauty therapist, Chiali Rousmaniere, takes appointments every Tuesday. By appointment.
Physiotherapy & Post Mastectomy Exercise Classes
Physiotherapist, Margaret Durrant, will assist patients and caregivers with exercises and therapeutic massages to improve mobility and minimize inflammation related to cancer surgery. She will also teach some arm and hand exercises every Tuesday, 11am-1pm. By appointment.
Natural way to help patients cope with chronic pain, depression and stress and help produce a sense of wellbeing. Fragrances from different oils used in the massages help alter mood and improve health. Qualified aromatherapist, Tatiana offers soothing massage sessions on Wednesdays and Thursdays. By appointment.
As above. By appointment.
The asanas (poses) are designed to ease tensed muscles, tone internal organs and improve flexibility of body joints and ligaments based on the belief that the body and breath are connected to the mind. Classes are held every Saturday, 8am-10am conducted by the Carol Chew of the Malaysian Yoga Society.
The type of qigong taught is Zhi Nen Qigong, which involves exercises and movements designed to conserve and build life energy (qi). Classes are held every Sunday, 10am-12:30pm led by Master Yap Kien Eng.
Dance your way to good health! Dancing, as a form of exercise, energizes your spirit and promotes a healthy wellbeing both physically and emotionally. Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month (commencing March 2011) conducted by Siew Fune, dance lover and cancer survivor.
Far Infrared (FIR) Sauna Cabin
Just sit in the cabin for 30 minutes to rid your body of toxins through sweating. The FIR rays penetrates into your skin causing blood vessels to dilate, thus promoting better blood circulation. Available every day during office hours. By appointment.
Our qualified dietitians, June Liew and Shamela D., will discuss dietary plans and tips for patients before, during and post treatment(s). By appointment.
For further details/appointments, please contact the NCSM Resource and Wellness Centre at:
Tel: 03-2698 7300 or