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Palliative Medicine

National Cancer Centre Singapore is the first institution to establish a Department of Palliative Medicine in Southeast Asia.

National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) is the first institution to establish a Department of Palliative Medicine in Southeast Asia. It provides care to patients with advanced cancer by optimising pain and symptom management, rehabilitation, nutritional and psychosocial support. Since 2006, Palliative Medicine has been recognised in Singapore as a medical sub-specialty in line with UK and Australia.



This clinical specialty is available at:


Palliative Medicine
Pain Management

Tel: (65) 6930 6000
National Cancer Centre Singapore
Pallative Medicine

Tel: (65) 6436 8000