The National Centres are the top tier Institution for cancer care in Singapore. They house a complete team of medical professionals and ancillary staff under one roof to provide seamless care for cancer patients. In addition to service, they are also the country’s leading research and education facilities and have the best access to drugs and technologies in cancer care.
“As a national and regional centre of excellence, we are committed to excellence in research, education and clinical services. At NCCS, we adopt a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to cancer treatment. We undertake training and education of medical, radiation and surgical oncologists and other allied health personnel to develop relevant clinical and basic research programmes in the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.”
The goal of the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) is to provide comprehensive yet personalised care for each and every patient incorporating cancer awareness, prevention, diagnosis and treatment. With the patient being the focus of all our programmes, sound medical knowledge and advanced technology are combined with the human touch of specialist doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in innovative ways to fight cancer together.
These public hospitals usually have sub-specialized teams of surgeons to take care of breast cancer patients. They often work closely with the National Centres to provide multi-disciplinary care for breast cancer patients in Singapore.
The KK Breast Centre offer offer a one-stop centre fully dedicated to looking after breast health. First in Singapore to house a state-of-the-art breast imaging centre, this set-up enables women to have their digital mammography, breast ultrasonography, surgical consultation, minimally invasive biopsies and procedures all under one roof, and with quick turnaround time. The full range of minimally invasive breast biopsy services available include mammogram, ultrasound and MRI guided biopsy.
The centre is managed by a multi-disciplinary team of breast surgeons, radiologists, reconstructive surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists together with pathologists, physiotherapists, medical social workers and breast care nurses.
The Breast Centre @ Changi offers a one-stop comprehensive breast service in the testing, diagnosis and treatment of all breast conditions. Staffed by mainly female doctors and nurses, the wards, operating theatres and radiology suites at the Breast Centre at Changi General Hospital, Singapore are well-equipped with advanced technology and equipment?