Ed's Note

Health diary


Coping with breast cancer

The Breast Clinic at Tan Tock Seng Hospital is organising a public forum on how to cope with breast cancer, such as dealing with menopausal symptoms during hormonal therapy and using traditional Chinese medicine to ease side effects.

Theatrette at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Level 1. 10am to 2.30pm. $5. To register, call 6357-8266 during office hours or e-mail BCAM_Forum@ttsh.com.sg.


Manage your hair loss

Learn about hair loss, how to manage it and get tips on how to prevent balding.

National University Hospital, Health Education Hub, Main Building 1, Level 1. 1pm to 2pm. To register, call 6772-2184.


Dealing with psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes red, flaky patches of skin and silvery scales. This forum by the Singapore General Hospital's department of dermatology will focus on nail psoriasis and metabolic syndrome. It is titled Psoriasis - 'Little' Things We Overlook.

SGH Campus, Academia, Level 1, Rooms L1-S3 and S4. 2pm to 4pm. $5. For more info, call 6576-7658 (Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm.)


Manage your eczema

Get tips from the National Skin Centre dermatologists on how to manage this chronic skin condition at the Eczema Support Group Forum.

National Skin Centre. 1.30pm to 4.30pm. $5. To register, call 6350-8476 or 6350-8273. 

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 25, 2015, with the headline ''. Print Edition | Subscribe