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Older men face aggressive type of stomach cancer 


Men who are aged 60 and above are more susceptible to gastric cardia cancer, a more aggressive type of stomach cancer on the rise in Singapore, according to a local study. Conducted by NUH, the study examined 159 patients with stomach cancer between 2000 and 2005. Read more


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Study on stomach cancer in Asians


Stomach cancer, relatively uncommon among Caucasians, rears its head as a different beast in Asia. While patients in the West have this cancer in the upper part of their stomach, Asian patients tend to get it in the lower part – and in higher numbers too. Read more


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NUH Surgeon Professor CN Lee receives award from RCSEd 


Our heartiest congratulations to Professor Lee Chuen Neng for receiving the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) International Medal for his contribution to the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

He is the third Singaporean to receive this prestigious award in the past 14 years. Established in 1505, the RCSEd is one of the world's oldest and largest surgical establishments dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and advancement in surgical and dental practice. Read more...

More opt for drastic weight-loss surgery 

The number of extremely overweight people going for drastic weight-loss surgery has more than doubled in recent years. They let surgeons shrink the size of their stomachs to prevent them from eating too much. Read more...


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Recalling dad's last days in Ward 43


On the morning of Dec 30, 2010, Ms Sandra Choo put on a new dress and some make-up - something she rarely did on any given day. It was the day she thought her father would die. 'I wanted to look beautiful for him as I said goodbye,' said the single mother of a 12-year-old boy. Read more...


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A book penned in appreciation of the care provided by NUH team! 

“Specially to Dad’s Extended Family Members at NUH: On the day when my Dad embarked on his battle against advanced colon cancer, he was treated by the best attending surgeon A/Prof Dean Koh and his team of doctors; he was nursed and cared by the best nurses and staff of NUH…”

The above tribute is extracted from the book “Ward 43: How My Father Challenged Cancer and Encountered Humanity”. The book, authored by one of our late patients' daughter, Ms Sandra Choo, was penned in appreciation of the care provided by our healthcare team.


Winner of ‘Best Innovation in Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Applications’ award


We are delighted to share the good news that A/Prof Stephen Chang from the division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery was part of the winning team of this year’s NI ASEAN Graphical System Design Achievement Awards. Read more...



Slimmers' surgery may 'save' diabetics


SURGERY meant to help obese people lose weight has been found to get rid of diabetes in more than half the obese patients who also have the disease. Read more...


Advancing Surgical Research


Research into better surgical approaches needs your support more than ever; as we face a rapidly ageing population and new complicated illnesses afflict the people around us. Your contribution will go a long way to bring about pioneering surgical techniques and technology, as well as support surgical training for improved treatments.


To find out why and how you can contribute to support Surgical Research, click here.


Make a donation to Surgical Research Fund by clicking here.