THE ROAD AHEAD

The Peak (Malaysia) - - Expressions -

among Asians, as well as at­ten­dant ge­netic and en­vi­ron­men­tal risk fac­tors; find­ing ways to re­duce the bur­den of com­mon can­cers; and search­ing for a cure for can­cer among Malaysia’s rich bio­di­ver­sity. Since its in­cep­tion in 2001, Can­cer Re­search Malaysia has been sup­ported by the Al­bukhary Foun­da­tion, Ber­jaya Cares Foun­da­tion, Es­tee Lauder, Joseph Eu Foun­da­tion, Petronas, Sime Darby Foun­da­tion and Terry Fox Foun­da­tion.

Can­cer, cur­rently, is the third lead­ing cause of pre­ma­ture deaths in Malaysia. Push­ing it fur­ther down the list is, surely, a cause worth pur­su­ing, one that ne­ces­si­tates greater fund­ing for or­gan­i­sa­tions like the Na­tional Can­cer So­ci­ety of Malaysia and Can­cer Re­search Malaysia. The new year is of­ten a time for res­o­lu­tions and what goal could be more greater than one that ac­tu­ally saves lives? Open your che­que­books now.

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