Oncology (Cancer)

Cancer is the leading cause of death in Singapore, responsible for 29.1 per cent of deaths in 2017. In 2018, there were 26,164 people living with cancer here and it is projected to rise to 35,229 in 2025.

Medical Oncology
Medical oncology is the field of medicine that deals with the treatment of cancer with chemotherapeutic drugs, biological agents and therapies that work with the patient’s immune system. This speciality is related to surgical oncology and radiation oncology.

Radiation Oncology
Radiation oncology is the field of medicine that deals with the treatment of cancer with radiation. It works by using energy waves to damage the DNA in cancer cells, so that they are killed or no longer able to divide. Sometimes, radiotherapy is given together with chemotherapy to maximise effectiveness. When a small dose of radiation is given each day over several weeks, normal cells can recover from the radiation but cancer cells cannot.
It is typically a painless treatment, similar to having an x-ray, and is only delivered to the part of the body being treated.

Conditions Treated

Our team of oncology specialists are able to assist in a range of oncology treatment, which include and not limited to the following conditions:

  • Anaemia
  • Blood disorders
  • Breast cancer such as Her2 positive breast cancer, triple negative or hormone responsive breast cancer
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Cancer (nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC), thyroid cancer, mouth cancer, throat
    (pharynx, larynx) cancer)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer such as colon cancer, rectum cancer, stomach cancer, oesophageal cancer
  • Gynaecological cancers including ovary cancer, uterus (endometrial) cancer, fallopian tubecancer, cervix
    cancer, primary peritoneal cancer
  • Haematological malignancies such as Lymphoma
  • Kidney cancer, ureter cancer and bladder cancer
  • Leukaemia
  • Liver cancer or hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Lung cancer such as small cell carcinoma and non-small cell carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Soft tissue and Bone sarcomas
  • Testicular Cancer such as seminoma, non-seminomatous germ cell tumour

Doctors

Dr Akhil Chopra

Medical Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic OncoCare Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Benjamin Chuah

Medical Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic OncoCare Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Chan Boon Yeow Daniel

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Clinic Icon Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Dr Choo Bok Ai

Radiation Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic Icon Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Dr Daniel Tan Yat Harn

Radiation Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic Asian American Radiation & Oncology

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Hsieh Wen-Son

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Clinic Icon Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Dr Jonathan Teh Yi Hui

Radiation Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic Asian American Radiation & Oncology

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Karmen Wong Kit Yee

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Clinic Icon Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Dr Kevin Tay

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Clinic OncoCare Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Kong Hwai Loong

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Clinic Icon Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Dr Leong Swan Swan

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Clinic OncoCare Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Lim Hwee Yong

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Clinic Novena Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #07-58
Singapore 574623

Dr Lim Sheow Lei

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Clinic OncoCare Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Tel
6250 8160

Fax
6250 8161

Website
http://www.oncocare.sg

Dr Peter Ang Cher Siang

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Clinic OncoCare Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Robert Lim

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Clinic Icon SOC Mount Alvernia Medical Clinic

Address
Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Dr Ronald Ng

Radiation Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic Icon Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Dr Soh I Peng Thomas

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Clinic OncoCare Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Tan Boon Harn David

Radiation Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic Asian American Radiation & Oncology

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Tel
8101 3838

Fax
6250 8161

Dr Tan Chee Seng

Medical Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic OncoCare Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Tan Sing Huang

Medical Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic OncoCare Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Tan Yew Oo

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Clinic Icon SOC Mount Alvernia Medical Clinic

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Dr Tay Miah Hiang

Medical Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic OncoCare Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Terence Tan

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Clinic Icon Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Dr Ting Wen Chang

Radiation Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic Icon Cancer Centre Mount Alvernia

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Dr Wong Nan Soon

Medical Oncology View Full Profile

Clinic OncoCare Cancer Centre

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre D #08-53
Singapore 574623

Dr Yeap Heng Oon (Shang)

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Clinic Icon SOC Mount Alvernia Medical Clinic

Address Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thomson Road
Medical Centre A #05-03/04
Singapore 574623

Resources

STAYING ABREAST

THE FACTS AND LOW-DOWN OF CANCER

THE FACTS AND LOW-DOWN OF CANCER

Q&A: FAMILY HISTORY OF BREAST CANCER

TIPS FOR SUPPORTING PARTNER UNDERGOING CHEMOTHERAPY

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