Radiation therapy is a crucial component of
cancer treatment and here at the NCIS, the Radiation Therapy Centre (RTC) is
committed to providing our patients with excellence in radiation therapy
We aim to deliver the best care for our
patients through the following:
Evidence-based, Guideline-led Practices
Our radiation treatments are tailored to
individual patients' unique circumstances with reference to international
guidelines such as those published by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
(NCCN). This emphasis on adhering to established international benchmarks is
aligned with our commitment to achieve high-quality treatment across the board
for our patients.
Specialty-focused, Multi-disciplinary Teams
Our diverse team of radiation oncologists works
within sub-specialty teams focusing on specific tumour groups. This
enhances expertise development and allows for incorporation of the latest
advancements into our treatment protocols.
Our sub-specialty teams work closely with our
surgical and medical oncology colleagues to deliver coordinated patient care.
Discussions of complex oncological conditions led by the expertise of relevant
specialists are facilitated by our multi-disciplinary tumour boards.
Quality Care, Safe Practices
The Department of Radiation Oncology is
committed to delivering quality treatments safely. Multiple layers of process
checks are put in place by our team of dosimetrists, medical physicists and
audit team to maximise safety. This includes peer-review of all our radiation treatment
During radiation therapy
treatment, image-guidance through cone beam CT imaging or electronic
portal imaging is done to confirm accuracy of patient set-up before the radiation
Comprehensive Radiation Therapy Services
We offer a comprehensive range of radiation
therapy services tailored to each individual patient's needs, including both
external beam and brachytherapy modalities.