Do you know that Teal is the official color used to represent Ovarian Cancer? It’s like yellow ribbon, pink ribbon for breast cancer etc. Teal is the color for Ovarian Cancer. How many of you have heard of Ovarian Cancer? I only know about Ovarian Cancer after attending the Positively Teal Blogger’s Party organized by SCS, Singapore Cancer Society.
Ovarian Cancer has no known causes at this point of time and it could just happen to you. Trends have showed that women that are in post menstrual state are of higher risk in countries like the USA but in Singapore, even women in their twenties etc have the equal amount of risk. There is also no proper way of screening Ovarian Cancer and it is actually the 5th most common cancer that appear among Singaporean women.
Ain’t that scary? I’m very glad that I attended this event as it makes me aware of this very disease.
We have sharing sessions by Prof. Mahesh from NUH, cancer survivor, Ms Lim to share with us about Ovarian Cancer and the process of being diagnose to operation and treatments.
Many other bloggers were at the event and like me, we all only knew about Ovarian Cancer that day.
Canele have came out with a special Teal Macaroon in support of the campaign. Proceeds from the sales of the Macaroon will go the Teal Support Group at NUH. The Teal Macaroon have a mint and raspberry filling which is quite refreshing yet not too sweet. If you love macaroons, go buy these Teal ones as you are doing a good deed while getting to enjoy yummy macaroons!
KissJane is one of the sponsor for the Positively Teal campaign and they will be donating 10% of their proceeds from their “Think Positive” Collection exclusively launched on their site, KissJane.com. They will be donating a $1 for every new member sign up on their site from no till 21st June!
And specially for you all, KissJane is offering 10% discounts on their site from now till 21st June too! The special discount code is t3aL10F14 ! Don’t hesitate, go shop at KissJane.com now while supporting the campaign!
Do come down to the Positively Teal Party @ ZOUK on the 31st May!! Tickets can be purchased at www.flickevents.com/2012-teal-party ! Come dressed in Teal and join in the fun! And I’m actually one of the Ambassadors who will participate in the Fashion walk with other bloggers and the Cancer Survivors! So come and support me too!!
See you there at the Teal Party!
More details on the campaign can be found on http://www.singaporecancersociety.org.sg/ .