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Behind the Scenes: Exploring CRMY’s Core Laboratory Unit

Cancer Research Malaysia (CRMY) houses nine science units, each serving a unique purpose ranging from laboratory research to social engagement initiatives. Today, we would like to highlight the Core Laboratory Unit and provide insight into the important work we do. CRMY’s Head of the Core Laboratory Unit, Dr Joanna Lim, will be taking us throughContinue reading “Behind the Scenes: Exploring CRMY’s Core Laboratory Unit”

From Ancestry to Health: 7 Reasons Why Genetic Testing and Counselling Matter

Are you ready to unveil the mysteries hidden within your DNA? Get ready to unlock the answers behind genetic testing and counselling with Tiara Hassan. As Deputy Head of the Genetic Counselling Unit, Tiara is ready to share her expertise and answer all your burning questions in this informative piece. Don’t miss out on thisContinue reading “From Ancestry to Health: 7 Reasons Why Genetic Testing and Counselling Matter”

A Journey to Recovery

We all had that moment, a wake-up call that changed our perspective, habit and behaviour. Some had to go through a major loss or even a near-death experience in order to appreciate the little things that we usually take for granted. For Ms ***h, her wake-up call was when she discovered a lump in herContinue reading “A Journey to Recovery”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”