Cancers figure among the leading causes of death worldwide. Each year around 14 million new cancer cases and 8.2 million cancer deaths are reported across the globe. GLOBOCAN 2012 figures indicate that the incidence of cancer has increased from 12.7 million in 2008 to 14.1 million in 2012, and this trend is projected to continue with a number of new cases expected to rise a further 75%. This is why it is important to get the right cancer screening test in Singapore.
The goal of medical screening programs is to detect disease at a latent or early stage in order to deliver more timely interventions, leading to reduced morbidity and/or mortality. Rose and Barker suggested that an effective screening program must answer three important questions: “Does early treatment improve prognosis? How valid and repeatable is the screening test? What are the yields of the screening service?
International Cancer Specialists provides well-established recommended screenings for the following cancers:
At International Cancer Specialists (ICS), we relentlessly strive to provide our patients compassionate and competent care. Led by qualified and experienced oncology clinicians and healthcare managers, as well as a multidisciplinary team of medical specialist partners (all of whom are the UK or/and US Board-Certified), ICS stands ready to deliver cutting-edge patient-centred care in a welcoming environment. For cancer and diagnosis treatment services, look no further than ICS.
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