National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) located in 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore is the country's national centre for the diagnosis, research and treatment of cancer. The centre has Singapore's largest concentration of internationally qualified oncologists. It was originally established in 1993 as a unit of Singapore General Hospital but now it is an autonomous institution belonging to Singapore Healthcare Services.
The primary goal of National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) is to provide excellent medical, surgical, and nursing care to cancer diagnosed patients, including, but not limited to the subspecialists: Breast, Colorectal, Gynae-oncology, Haematology, Head & Neck, Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary, Lymphoma, Neuro-oncology, Paediatric-oncology, Peritoneal-based-Malignancies, Sarcoma, Bone Cancer, Skin & Melanoma, Thoracic-oncology, Thyroid, and Uro-oncology. The care provided is comprehensive and individualized at convenient one stop.
NCCS provides top quality care to patients through a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to cancer treatment. The oncologists have subspecialty interests and correspondingly have tremendous depth of experience. The clinician-scientists are actively engaged in research and clinical trials.
NCCS aims to provide the best quality of care to cancer patients throughout the course of their illness, with the ultimate goal of improving, prolonging and saving lives. As a comprehensive cancer centre, the hospital provides a wide range of services including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, pain and symptom management, palliative care and psychosocial support.
The team of cancer care is comprised of a wide range of health care professionals including physicians (medical, surgical and radiation oncologists as well as other specialized physicians and surgeons as required), nurses, dietitians, physiotherapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other health care specialists as required.
The dedicated team of professionals, coordinated by board-certified oncology specialists, works together to create a personalized treatment plan, specific for you and your type of cancer. NCCS will give you up-to-date and understandable information about your cancer and treatment. Besides, the hospital will explain the results of diagnostic tests and provide specific treatment options.