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 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 and radiation oncology.

Radiation Oncology
Radiation oncology is 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 multiply. Sometimes, radiotherapy is given together with chemotherapy to maximise effectiveness. When a small dose of radiation is given each day over several weeks, normal, healthy cells recover from the radiation but cancer cells are not able to.
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 but is not limited to the following conditions:

  • Anaemia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
    • HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
    • Triple Negative or Hormone Responsive Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Cancer/ Nasopharyngeal Cancer (NPC)
    • Mouth Cancer
    • Throat (Pharynx, Larynx) Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
    • Colon Cancer
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Rectum Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
  • Gynaecological Cancers
    • Cervix Cancer
    • Fallopian Tube Cancer
    • Primary Peritoneal Cancer
    • Ovary Cancer
    • Uterus (Endometrial) Cancer
  • Haematological Malignancies such as Lymphoma
  • Kidney Cancer, Ureter Cancer and Bladder Cancer
  • Leukaemia
  • Liver Cancer/ Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Lung Cancer
    • Non-Small Cell Carcinoma
    • Small Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas
  • Testicular Cancer
    • Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumour
    • Seminoma Germ Cell Tumour


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