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National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) has through the years evolved to become one of the leading regional centres for the research and treatment of cancer. It is home to the largest number of researchers, surgeons and oncologists attending to the growing number of cancer patients - treating almost 70 percent of the public sector oncology (cancer) cases.
Since it became a national cancer centre in 1999, it has pioneered the one-stop holistic and multidisciplinary approach to cancer management, where doctors sub-specialise to have an edge in developing a deeper understanding of the various cancer types. This allows patients to receive the best in treatment and care.
NCCS is engaged in cutting-edge clinical and translational research, which has received international acclaim. The national centre is also accredited by the Joint Commission International in 2010 for quality patient care and safety.
With the NCCS attracting the best talents in the research and medical community, it has been able to provide the best in cancer care. NCCS, which is set to be a global leading institution, also offers specialist training programmes to other medical institutions here and overseas.
NCCS has specialised laboratories dedicated to providing genetic testing and imaging services. Its comprehensive suite of services include oncologic treatments comprising surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, radiologic interventional treatments, immuno-oncology therapy, and nuclear and radionuclide treatment options.
Supporting cancer patients at every step of their journey, NCCS provides specialised pain and symptom management, targeted inpatient treatment of acute medical conditions, and home nursing plus hospice care.