We deliver a wide variety of services
Medication for cancer treatment can vary from treatment drugs to pain killers to anti-nausea medication. Stage of cancer, type of cancer and each patient has a personalized and specific treatment to follow and this includes medication. Medication (oral) is prescribed to either cure or control the disease or as palliation. In all circumstances, your doctor, oncologists and pharmacists will explain the purpose of your medication.
At Sunway Medical Centre, the core functions of the pharmacy include dispensing medications to outpatients, managing medication supply to the various departments in the hospital including inpatients, as well as to provide pharmaceutical care to patients in our wards.
In Cancer Centre, we have a dedicated, skilled team to prepare chemotherapy to ensure these specialized medications are handled and delivered in a safe manner to our patients. Our oncology and clinical pharmacists work with the oncology team to deliver a wide variety of services, including providing medication counselling, review medication therapy including chemotherapy to ensure our patients receive safe and effective treatment, monitoring adverse events, evaluating drug–drug and drug–disease interactions, and participating in supportive care.