Have a look at how we are constantly developing ways to fight this battle.
Asians used to have a lower risk of cancer; understanding the reasons for this devastating increment could save lives and help our future generations.
How we’ve made a difference
Established the largest cohort of breast cancer patients and health controls, where >8,000 women have contributed to a study to uncover the links between diet, lifestyle, and genetic factors with breast cancer risk in Malaysians.
Identified potential ways of stimulating patients’ immune systems so that their own immune system can help prevent pre-cancerous growths from transforming into cancers.
What we’re doing now
Dr. Lim Kue Peng and her team are collaborating with Professor Gareth Thomas and Dr. Christian Ottensmeier at the University of Southampton in developing a vaccine for the prevention and treatment of oral and nasopharyngeal cancers.
Ms. Nadia Rajaram and her team are investigating whether drinking soy milk can help reduce the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women.