• To serve as a support group at local hospitals.
• To organise and manage volunteers in order to execute effective patient support programmes.
• To provide relevant support for patients and their families.
Penyayang Pesakit Kanser
Penyayang Pesakit Kanser (PPK) was launched on March 19 2004 at the Putrajaya Hospital. PPK is managed by a committee of selected individuals. It is co-chaired by the Chairman of Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia and the Director of the Putrajaya Hospital.
Provision of Chemo ports
PENYAYANG pays the cost for chemo ports for patients who require it to undergo Chemotheraphy treatment but can't afford it. Doctors at the Putrajaya Hospital provide surgical support.
A free counselling service is provided by doctors and volunteers at the Putrajaya Hospital. These activities are supervised by PPK.
Positive Image Centre
PENYAYANG has set up a centre that provides items required by cancer patients at a subsidised rate to keep the cost below the high market prices.
Lymphedema Workshops and Seminars
PENYAYANG organises workshops and seminars on lymphedema. Currently, PPK offers therapy for patients who have lymphedema.