GENETIC COUNSELLING

Certain cancers are associated with gene abnormalities. Both breast cancer and ovarian cancers are associated with BRCA gene. Oncologists will assess the risk factors and recommend genetic testing accordingly. There are also tests available to assess the risk of early breast and bowel cancer recurrence. These tests help the oncologists to decide if chemotherapy is beneficial to patients who have very early stage cancer.

CANCER-RELATED ARTICLES
Fighting The Fear Of Cancer: Getting Help From An Oncologist In Singapore
At one time, we've all had a fear for the unknown. Perhaps it's the same kind of fear that grips people when they receive a recommendation from their primary care physician to see an oncologist. If you are one of them, you can rest assured that seeing an oncologist in Singapore will help you fight...
Read More
Article
4 Burning Questions To Ask Your Oncologist About Pancreatic Cancer
A silent but deadly disease, pancreatic cancer ranks 6th among the types of cancer that kill Singaporeans. In fact, experts say that 95% of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer die of the disease. What is pancreatic cancer? Why does it kill many people? What factors increase a person's risk of developing the disease? How can...
Read More
Article
8 Visible Signs That You Should Go For Cancer Screening
It's common for men to balk at the idea of seeing a doctor; but when it comes to cancer, seeing your doctor sooner always works to your best advantage. Cancer screening helps increase the chances of early detection and successful treatment. Some early signs of cancer are hard to determine because they feel the same as...
Read More