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Cancer Genetics Service

Cancer Genetics Service (CGS) serves as an expert base in the principles and practice of genetic and genomic medicine as a single platform for research, academic clinical practice, and education for NCCS and SingHealth. We provide validated genetic information to support healthcare decisions involved in personalised medicine.

Our service specialises in the care of people with personal or family histories of cancer, which includes adult-onset disorders, such as cancer predisposition syndromes, and rare metabolic disorders. Commonly seen conditions are the Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (HBOC), Lynch syndrome, Hereditary Paraganglioma and Pheochromocytoma syndrome amongst others.

Part of the care that CGS offers to all our patients comprises of genetic risk assessment for a broad array of diseases, genetic counselling, targeted gene testing, medical management recommendations and appropriate multi-specialty referrals.