The Singapore Society of Oncology (SSO), founded in 1981, is a professional medical organisation for all Singapore healthcare professionals who treat and manage cancer patients. The aim of the SSO is to provide an active platform to promote the practice of oncology through education, research, collaborations and partnerships with allied local, regional and international organisations.
The SSO is committed to providing continued medical education (CME) and other opportunities for the cancer specialist community to further enhance their knowledge, skills and expertise in the rapidly evolving practice of oncology. Where relevant or necessary, the SSO will also represent the views of the society and its members in public forums and debate.
To advance the knowledge & practice of medicine in the field of oncology especially in the prevention, recognition & treatment of oncological diseases in this country
To promote research in the republic of Singapore in oncology
To organise regular scientific discussion and practical demonstrations on subjects related to the prevention, recognition and treatment in oncology
To contribute actively in medical and health education at all levels
Ministry of Health: Update on the Indications and Contraindications to COVID-19 Vaccination
16 March 2021
Ministry of Health: Update on the Indications and Contraindications to Covid-19 Vaccination
Please click here for the update by MOH that was circulated to medical practitioners on 12 March 2021.
It refers to cancer patients, and specifies who should or should not be vaccinated at this time.