Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a major global health problem and the leading cause of death among women of all ethnic backgrounds. Each year, an estimated 1.6 million new cases are diagnosed worldwide and in 2015, 560 thousand women will die of breast cancer.Read-More-Button-blue

Familial Cancer

Each and every one of us inherits two copies of genes – one copy from our mother and one copy from our father. Most people are born with two normal copies of each gene. Hereditary cancer occurs when a person is born with changes or mutations in one copy of a damage-controlling gene which normally protects and fight cancer cells. People with an inherited gene change have a 50% chance of passing the mutation to each of their children.Read-More-Button-blue

Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a type of head and neck cancer. Although relatively rare, oral cancer is the third most common cancer among Malaysian Indian community in Malaysian Ministry of Health Hospitals. Oral cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world and is highly associated with the practice of tobacco smoking, betel quid chewing and excessive alcohol consumption.Read-More-Button-blue

Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) is a major health problem in Malaysia, being the fourth most common cancer among Malaysians and third most common cancer among Malaysian men. NPC is strongly associated with Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) and occurs at the back of the nose.Read-More-Button-blue

Drug Discovery

Malaysia is one of the 12 mega-diversity centres and is home to 10% of living organisms in the world. With an estimated 15,500 species of higher plants, 300 species of mammals and 189 species of amphibians.Read-More-Button-blue