Cancer Center of Excellence

Fighting Cancer at Nilai Medical Centre

There are three main components to cancer treatment, which are used alone or in combination, depending on the tumor size, type and location.

  • Surgery removes many kinds of tumors.
  • Radiation therapy uses targeted radiation beams delivered from outside the body to the tumor site to kill cancer cells. For almost 60% of cancer patients, treatment includes radiation therapy.
  • Systemic Treatment which includes Chemotherapy, and Targeted Therapy; taken orally or intravenously, travel through the body to kill cancer cells.

At Nilai Medical Centre, our oncology team actively participates and contributes to international clinical researches for oncology treatment. Through these researches, better treatment can be developed and patients benefit from these medical discoveries through what is known as Clinical Trials.

Available Cancer Treatment at Nilai Medical Centre


Clinical Trials


  • IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy)
  • IGRT (Image Guided Radiotherapy)
  • Accelerated Partial Breast Radiation


  • Radio-Iodine
  • TransArterial ChemoEmbolisation

Systemic Treatment

  • Chemotherapy
  • Targeted Therapy