THE ROAD AHEAD
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.