NCIS Ribbon Challenge 2018

*NCIS reserves the right to change the programme without prior notice.

 

 

 

About the NCIS Ribbon Challenge

The National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) is a national specialist centre under the National University Health System (NUHS). It is the only public cancer centre in Singapore that treats both paediatric and adult cancers in one facility.


This year, NCIS celebrates its 10th Anniversary with the NCIS Ribbon Challenge. Be part of the 10,000 people to pin the NCIS ribbon in a show of support to our mission to encourage cancer screening and early intervention.By pinning the ribbon, you pledge to go for cancer screening within the year. Join us at our anniversary celebration with your family and friends!

 

Date: Saturday, 24 March 2018

Time: 9am - 12pm Venue: Canopy @ JLink (next to JCube & Jurong Regional Library) Jurong East, Singapore 609732

Nearest MRT: Jurong East MRT

Programme

 

 

Programme

 

9.00am

Registration and Arrival of VIPs

 

 

9.30am

Opening Performance - Traditional Drums

 

 

9.50am

 

Emcee Introduction

 

 

 10.00am

Opening Address

Professor Chng Wee Joo

Director

National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)

 

 

 10.10am

Ribbon Challenge – The Final Pinning of Ribbons in NCIS’ Attempt to Break the Singapore Book of Records

 

A collection of 10,000 cancer awareness ribbons to symbolise the support for those who were lost to cancer, survived cancer and are currently battling cancer. The ribbons are collected alongside pledges to go for cancer screening.

 

 

10.25am

Song Performance by the Nasopharyngeal Cancer (NPC) oneHeart Support Group


 

  • 明天会更好
  • Top of the World


Commencement of Fringe Activities*

 

 

 10.40am

Let's Dance, Have Fun & Get Fit

Performance by Singapore Cancer Society's enrichment programme dance group - Be Hype and Be Happy (Cancer Survivors, Trainer and Supporters)

 

 

 11.00am

Presentation by Singapore Book of Records to NCIS on record-breaking event

 

 

 

11.10am

Refreshments for VIPs



 12.00pm

End of Event

 

 

 

Event Highlights

 

  • Fun, Food & Games

    Cancer Survivors will join the celebration with performances. Also, check-out the games and food booths at the event!

 

  • Exhibition posters on cancer

 

  • Dunk the Doctor

          - Tickets will be priced at $5 a throw, $12 for three throws and $30 to push the button.
          - Proceeds from this fundraising activity will go to the NCIS Cancer Fund, which provides financial assistance to needy cancer patients.

 

  • The Singapore Cancer Society will be distributing the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) kits to Singaporeans / PRs aged 50 and above at the event so you can carry out the simple test in the comfort of your own home.

 

  • The Mammobus will be on-site to carry out mammogram screening for ladies aged 50 and above who are Singaporean.

    *Terms & Conditions apply.

 

  • Eligibility for mammogram is as follows:
    ●  Singaporean
    ●  Have not gone for a mammogram in the last:
        -  12 months (40-49 years old)
        -  24 months (50 years old & above)
    ●  Have no breast symptoms like lumps or blood-stained nipple discharge
    ●  Have not been breastfeeding for the past 6 months

     

    Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, call (+65) 6773 7888 or email CancerApptLine@nuhs.edu.sg

     

 

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Collection of Ribbon Pledges

As part of the NCIS 10th Year Anniversary Ribbon Challenge, we are also collecting pledges from people to go for cancer screening.

 

If you are interested to make a pledge or on behalf of your family members / friends, please kindly download and fill up the pledge form below and email the completed form to ncis@nuhs.edu.sg.




 

  

Directions to Venue

Jurong Gateway

Singapore

Nearest MRT: Jurong East (EWL)