Health Screening

What is health screening?

Health screening consists of medical tests, examinations or other procedures such as blood tests, urine tests, X-rays and other scans that are done to determine if you have a medical disease or condition.

Who should go for health screening?

We believe that health screening is for everyone, including you.

Health screening helps you to find out if you are suffering from a particular disease or condition. Screening may help you to detect disease conditions which you are not aware of, even if you are looking and feeling well. Many conditions such as diabetes and high blood cholesterol often have no early signs or symptoms.

Prevention may be better than cure, but early detection allows for early treatment and good control of the condition. Early treatment and control minimizes the risk of serious complications later on in life if the condition is managed properly. It is therefore important to get yourself screened even if you feel perfectly healthy.

Health screening is highly recommended for the following persons who are at high risk:

  • Have a family history of chronic diseases or conditions, e.g. if you have an immediate family member with a particular medical condition
  • Are people 40 years or older.

Recommended screenings and frequency

Disease or ConditionRecommended age for screeningRecommended frequency for screeningScreening test
Obesity18 years old & aboveOnce every yearBody Mass Index (BMI)
High blood pressure (hypertension) 40 years old & aboveAt least once every year or whenever you visit your doctorBlood Pressure (BP) measurement
High blood cholesterol40 years old & aboveOnce every 3 years Fasting Blood Lipids test
Diabetes 40 years old & aboveOnce every 3 yearsFasting Blood Glucose (FBG) test
Glaucoma Once every year
Colorectal cancer50 years old & above Once every yearFaecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT)
Liver Cancer 18 years old & above Screening for those with chronic hepatitis B, hepatitis C or liver cirrhosisLiver function test
Hepatitis Antibody test
Specially for Men:
Disease or ConditionRecommended age for screeningRecommended frequency for screeningScreening test
Prostate Cancer50 years old & aboveMen with close relatives with prostate cancer arising before age 60Early Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)
Specially for Women:
Disease or ConditionRecommended age for screeningRecommended frequency for screeningScreening test
Cervical cancer 25 years & above (for all women who have ever had sex)Once every yearBody Mass Index (BMI)
Breast cancer50 years & above
Between 40 49 years old
Below 40 years
Once every 2 years
Once every year

Breast Self Examination

Mammogram
Ovarian Cysts 18 years old & aboveRoutine medical check Ultrasound
Osteoporosis50 years & above Once every 2 yearsBone mineral densitometry (BMD)

*Source of Information is from Health Promotion Board / MOH (Singapore)

General Health Screening Packages

Below is a list of general health screening packages available at our clinic.
If there are any medical tests which are not found in the list, please let us know and we’ll be happy to help!

  • BASIC
  • $88
  • Cholesterol Profile
  • Diabetic Profile
  • Full blood count
  • ABO Blood grouping
  • Kidney profile
  • Liver profile
  • Bone and Joint profile
  • STD Screen
  • Urine Tests
  • Bone and Joint profile
  • STD Screen
  • Urine Tests
  • Rheumatoid Factor
  • Hepatitis A & B Profile
  • Thyroid Function
  • Standard Cancer Markers (AFP, CEA)
  • Stool microscopy and occult blood
  • STANDARD
  • $138
  • Cholesterol Profile
  • Diabetic Profile
  • Full blood count
  • ABO Blood grouping
  • Diabetic Profile
  • Full blood count
  • ABO Blood grouping
  • Kidney profile
  • Liver profile
  • Bone and Joint profile
  • STD Screen
  • Urine Tests
  • Rheumatoid Factor
  • Hepatitis A & B Profile
  • Thyroid Function
  • Standard Cancer Markers (AFP, CEA)
  • Stool microscopy and occult blood
  • COMPREHENSIVE
  • $188
  • Cholesterol Profile
  • Diabetic Profile
  • Full blood count
  • ABO Blood grouping
  • Kidney profile
  • Liver profile
  • Bone and Joint profile
  • STD Screen
  • Urine Tests
  • Rheumatoid Factor
  • Hepatitis A & B Profile
  • Thyroid Profile
  • Detailed Cancer Markers (AFP, CEA, CA19.9, PSA[male] or CA125[female])
  • Stool microscopy and occult blood
  • HIV Screen
  • Standard Cancer Markers (AFP, CEA)
  • Stool microscopy and occult blood

INSTRUCTIONS FOR HEALTH SCREENING

  • Try to avoid fatty foods and alcohol at least 24 – 48 hours prior to coming to clinic
  • Please fast for at least 8 hours from the night before
  • If you have recently been sick or had a flu, it is advisable to wait for one week after you recover before doing your health screening
  • Stool and urine bottles are available at the clinic. You are welcome to drop by and pick them up earlier, so that you can collect the samples at home or simply drop them off later.

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