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How Cancer Inspired A Dancer

Oftentimes, people stay fit to stay healthy. Some even stay fit out of pure vanity. Why not, right? Because everyone has their own reason. But how many people stay fit to prepare themselves when they fall ill.? Let’s admit it. Most of us don’t think that far ahead because we never thought about falling sickContinue reading “How Cancer Inspired A Dancer”

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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”

5 minutes with Jo Yi, our industrial trainee

Q: Could you tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Chow Jo Yi and I am currently 21 years old. I am a Malaysian student going into my final year of Biomedical Engineering and Molecular Biology & Biotechnology at the University of Hong Kong. Q: What inspired you to become an industrialContinue reading “5 minutes with Jo Yi, our industrial trainee”

A New Era Of Hope

You probably know by now that not all cancers are the same and different treatments are needed for different types of breast cancer.  But did you know that a team of Malaysian scientists and doctors are developing a new way to accurately choose the right treatment for Malaysian breast cancer patients by testing cancer genes?Continue reading “A New Era Of Hope”

Data + Drugs = Cures

Our immune system is a complex network of organs, cells and molecules that protects us from harmful foreign substances—such as bacteria, fungi and viruses. This is why unleashing the power of our body’s immune system is a clever way to fight cancer. The immune system can: Cancer immunotherapy, also known as immuno-oncology, is the up-and-comingContinue reading “Data + Drugs = Cures”

AUROR Clinical Trial: Immune System-1; Cancer-0

A cancer treatment that works for one patient might not work for another. Have you ever wondered why different patients respond to the same treatment differently? Now, imagine your doctor being able to choose the right treatment for you by testing your blood or cancer sample – finding a treatment that works precisely for you,Continue reading “AUROR Clinical Trial: Immune System-1; Cancer-0”

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!”

Introducing ARiCa – the Asian Risk Calculator!

Have you ever gotten caught in a thunderstorm and thought to yourself, “If I only knew it was going to rain today, I would have brought an umbrella!” Now, imagine having a tool that can help inform your personal risk and empower you to make important health decisions beforehand.   Imagine no more and sayContinue reading “Introducing ARiCa – the Asian Risk Calculator!”

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”