PENYAYANG PESAKIT KANSER was launched in March 2004 at Putrajaya Hospital by YABhg Tun Endon Mahmood.
Penyayang Pesakit Kanser garners the support of concerned individuals, caring corporate houses, supportive institutions of higher learning and like-minded non-governmental organizations NGOs to achieve its goals.
Support and Services
- Positive Image Centres (PENYAYANG Pesakit Kanser)
“Positive Image” centres provide items required by cancer patients at a subsidized rate. Items provided at these outlets are for the use of cancer patients. These items aid in the resumption of as normal a life as possible during and after the battle against cancer.
- Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)
To facilitate professional and efficient MLD massage services, PENYAYANG organises seminars and workshops on Lymphedema Therapy. Patients can avail themselves of MLD massage services at Positive Image. Services are provided by appointment.
- Provision of Chemopots
For patients who cannot afford chemopots, PENYAYANG pays for the cost of the chemopots. Provision of chemo pots depends on referral by a specialist and availability.
- Peer Support
Service is provided by doctors, counsellors and volunteers who are cancer survivors, PENYAYANG coordinates these activities.
- Cancer Support Group (Friends of Positive Image (FOPI))
Various cancer awareness programmes and activities are organised in collaboration with relevant and appropriate individuals, agencies, institutions and professional bodies pertaining to cancer-related issues.
- Anjung Budi
A hospitality corner for patients – a zone for comfort, care and healing at Institut Kanser Negara (IKN).