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Liver Cancer Treatment in Singapore

Hospitals and medical centers in Singapore which treat Liver Cancer patients.

Raffles Hospital

A full service private hospital offering a comprehensive range of specialist services by a team of 200 physicians. 35-40% of the patients are foreigners, and there is a dedicated department for handling medical tourists.


Liver Cancer is treated at Raffles Hospital

3 listed oncologists:

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Dr. Lynette Ngo Su Mien

Breast and gynaecologic cancers, psychosocial oncology and palliative medicine

Dr. Donald Poon Yew Hee

Medical Oncology

Gleneagles Hospital

A 380 bed private hospital offering tertiary acute care services that cover a wide range of medical and surgical specialties.


Liver Cancer is treated at Gleneagles Hospital

12 listed oncologists:

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Assoc. Prof. Tay Sun Kuie

Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Surgical Oncology

Dr. Ang Cher Siang Peter

Medical Oncology

National Cancer Centre

A comprehensive cancer centre providing a full range of clinical services to its patients.


Liver Cancer is treated at National Cancer Centre

75 listed oncologists:

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Dr. Koong Heng Nung

Head, Department of Surgical Oncology

Dr. Alethea Yee

Head of the Department of Palliative Medicine

KK Women's And Children's Hospital

An integrated medical facility and tertiary referral center for healthcare concerns of women, children and babies.


Liver Cancer is treated at KK Women's And Children's Hospital

19 listed oncologists:

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Prof. Ho Tew Hong

Head of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Chia Yin Nin

Head of the Gynae Cancer Unit

National University Hospital

A 928 bed teaching hospital offering a full range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services. NUH serves as a refferal center for cancer patients, pediatrics, cardiology and other specialties.


Liver Cancer is treated at National University Hospital

60 listed oncologists:

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Dr. Frances Lim

Director, General Surgery Residency Program

Prof. Kesavan Esuvaranathan

Head & Senior Consultant

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About Liver Cancer Treatment

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

Liver Cancer

Liver cancer appropriately referred to as primary liver cancer is cancer resulting from cancerous cells in the liver. The liver serves to filter blood, create bile, to store and releasing sugars among other functions. Cancer from other organs can spread to the liver via blood circulation resulting in metastatic cancer. The liver is composed of many cells, which gives rise to different types of tumors, where some are noncancerous, and others are cancerous. The most common form of cancer from the liver is the hepatocellular carcinoma.

Signs and symptoms
  • Swelling or pain in the abdomen
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Yellowing of the eye whites’ and the skin a condition known as jaundice
  • Feeling tired and weak
  • Fever
  • White or chalky stools
Risk factors
  • Cirrhosis: This condition causes scars to the liver hence increasing your chance of developing liver cancer.
  • HBV or HCV: Chronic infection with hepatitis C Virus (HCV) or Hepatitis B virus increases the risk.
  • Diabetes: People with diabetes have a high risk of contracting liver cancer than those without diabetes.
  • Others include: Exposure to aflatoxins, obesity, excessive alcohol consumption, and some inherited liver conditions.

Liver cancer if detected early is treatable, hence the need to visit a doctor regularly for diagnosis. The procedure adopted depends on the stage of the liver cancer.


This involves the treatment of the liver cancer through surgical means. Unfortunately, many people do not qualify for surgery due to the existence of other liver conditions. In other cases, cancer from the liver easily spreads through the body due to the purification process of blood. Therefore, treating the liver through surgical means could lead to eliminating the problem partially to reoccur later. However, in the present times, surgical methods have improved, and survival rates have improved tremendously.

A surgical process will use a general anesthesia and follow-up medications.

Anesthesia : A surgical process will use general anesthesia

Risks : Excessive bleeding, infection of the lung after surgery, Liver failure, Rejection of the liver by your body, the liver failing to work immediately necessitating another transplant, Loss of kidney function, Damage to the liver, Nausea, Fever, Fatigue, Pain, Loss of appetite, Mouth sores

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