The International Society for Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumours (InSiGHT) is an international multidisciplinary, scientific organisation. InSiGHT’s mission is to improve the quality of care of patients and families with any hereditary condition resulting in gastrointestinal tumours by

  • Educating physicians and other healthcare professionals in the molecular genetics and clinical management of gastrointestinal hereditary tumour syndromes

  • Housing and curating the most comprehensive database of DNA variants that contribute to gastrointestinal cancer

  • Supported by a committee of world leading experts, systematically assigning pathogenicity to variants in the genes predisposing to gastrointestinal cancer

  • Encouraging research into all aspects of gastrointestinal hereditary tumour syndromes

  • Providing a forum for the presentation of data, discussion of controversial areas involved in the care of patients and their families, and facilitation of collaborative studies

  • Assisting institutions and individuals interested in beginning or maintaining a registry for families with gastrointestinal hereditary tumour syndromes

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.

The Gastroenterologists Society of Singapore (GESS) gathers together some of the finest people in the medical fraternity in Singapore to further our knowledge and practice of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. It is also a society to which many Singapore gastroenterologists feel a strong sense of belonging and a society where together they push the boundaries of knowledge and skill in Gastroenterology and Hepatology to provide mentorship to new generations of gastroenterologists. 

The Society of Colorectal Surgeon (Singapore) (SCRS) is to develop the specialty of colorectal surgery and to promote its awareness to a high standard and good standing in Singapore. Their mission is to be the professional body which sets standards and guidelines  for members in the management of surgical colorectal disease in Singapore, to participate in the national programs for the prevention and screening of colorectal cancer or other significant diseases and to foster friendship, understanding and collaboration among its members and with international colorectal surgical societies specially those in ASEAN. 

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