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2022 Recap #flashback

CRMY Milestones and Achievements in 2022 In a blink of an eye, we are in 2023. For the past few years, the world was hit with COVID-19 and the impact was similar, if not worse, than the Spanish flu (1918 – 1920). Most of us lived in uncertainty, with a number of questions hanging overContinue reading “2022 Recap #flashback”

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Up Close & Personal with Dr. Sindhu

Do you realise that some of life’s greatest pleasures happened to be a combination of 2 things.? For instance, brownie + cookie, beauty + brain, hydrogen + oxygen, sun + rain. Together, they created something amazing and rather joyful. Similar to our young and talented scientist, Dr Senthilmani Rajendran or warmly known as Dr Sindhu,Continue reading “Up Close & Personal with Dr. Sindhu”

A Granddaughter’s Love for her ‘Ahma’ 

          The loss of a loved one is a natural, universally experienced life event and at the same time, among life’s most challenging experiences. Even though sometimes we’re not close to them or knew it was fate, it doesn’t make it any easier or less hurtful in saying goodbye. Losing someone to cancer, however, isContinue reading A Granddaughter’s Love for her ‘Ahma’ 

5 minutes with our volunteer, Wani

Q: Could you tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Nurul Rahwani Binti Razlye, from Ampang and I turn 18 this year. I attended Seri Puteri Science Secondary School (SESERI) where I took on the Science stream such as Biology, Chemistry and Physics among other subjects. My favourite pastimes consists of readingContinue reading “5 minutes with our volunteer, Wani”

Up Close & Personal with Dr. Annie Chai

Perseverance. Patience. Passion.    Do you recall who you wanted to be in secondary school vs the person you are today? As teenagers, our ambitions were influenced by our teachers, family, friends and the media. Fast forward a decade later, most of us ended up doing the opposite of our original intention. Some people wantedContinue reading “Up Close & Personal with Dr. Annie Chai”

I Still Believe in Magic!

Did you know that 1 in 9 ovarian cancer patients developed the disease because of a faulty gene they inherited from their mother or father? Unfortunately, most Malaysians are not aware of their inherited risk and very few have access to genetic counselling and genetic testing services. These services can help patients choose more effective treatmentContinue reading “I Still Believe in Magic!”

Happy International Nurses Day!

“A nurse is not what you do. It is what you are…. I am a nurse. It’s not what I do, it’s what I am.” This International Nurses Day on May 12th, we celebrate our nurses who work tirelessly and give sacrificially to make a difference in countless lives. Through the eyes of our ownContinue reading “Happy International Nurses Day!”

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Let’s give a shoutout to all the amazing scientists and researchers that put their all into their work everyday and do their part in the fight against cancer! This International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we had the chance to interview a few of our researchers and got their opinions on some frequentlyContinue reading “International Day of Women and Girls in Science”

Bald is Beautiful

Have you ever thought of shaving your head in support of a friend, a family member, or a loved one going through cancer treatment? Some of you may already know this (or not), treatment options for advanced forms of cancer include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. Chemotherapy in particular, causes hair loss. Here’s why – chemotherapyContinue reading “Bald is Beautiful”

Employee 001 celebrates 20 years at Cancer Research Malaysia

Meet Cancer Research Malaysia’s employee 001. Yoon Sook Yee first heard of a cancer research set-up in Malaysia back in 2000 and was immediately drawn to a wonderful opportunity. She decided to pursue the opportunity and after 20 years of hard work, she is now one of two credentialed genetic counsellors in the country!   In this interview, Sook-Yee shares her journey of hard work and perseverance as well as her belief that Malaysians have what it takes toContinue reading “Employee 001 celebrates 20 years at Cancer Research Malaysia”