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Genetics Of Leukemia Decoded
Singapore researchers discover a gene that increases incidence of acute myelogenous leukaemia, providing an avenue for targeted therapy to treat the disease.
Genetic Landscape Of ‘Cantonese Cancer’ Mapped
A study of over 100 nasopharyngeal cancer patients has uncovered the genetic basis of the disease and identified possible drug targets.
It’s In The Genes: East Asians More Likely To Be Resistant To Some Cancer Drugs
A gene variant commonly found in individuals of East Asian descent, but not in African or European people, may be responsible for resistance to targeted cancer drugs used to treat certain types of leukemia and lung cancer.
Caring For The Caregivers
COVID-19 exposed and exacerbated the mental toll of being a healthcare worker especially in low-resource settings in Asia. As we move toward a new normal, governments, hospitals and mental health experts are beginning to support the neglected community of health care workers, but many challenges are yet to be addressed.