Dog owners help fulfil young cancer patient’s wish

A young cancer patient’s wish to pat as many dogs as he could elicits a heart-warming response, with nearly 100 dogs and their owners turning up to celebrate Lahl Isaac’s birthday, including NUS Medicine alumnus Dr Leo Seo Wei and his two golden retrievers.

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Tender shot of dying grandfather

Ms Ching Ann Hui, a first year NUS medical student, won the junior category of the Singapore Young Photographer Award. She recalls the times spent with her grandfather and how she captured as many pictures as she could to remember him.

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Researchers work to boost treatment of gastric cancer

Gastric tumours vary from one individual to another and Singapore Gastric Consortium researchers are exploring the use of genomics and cell therapy to develop better treatments.

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Shock of cancer diagnosis despite regular checks

She had to remove her stomach because of cancer five years ago, but Madam Serene Chua is well today and shares her story.

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Risk groups: Asians, the elderly and smokers

Gastric cancer affects more Asians (Chinese, Japanese and Koreans), smokers and elderly than others.

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Asia’s number one

NUS has been ranked 12th worldwide in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2016/2017, and best in Asia, for the second year running.

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A dose of art may keep dementia at bay

The NUS Museum and National Gallery Singapore are involved in art therapy for older people. It is aimed at addressing depression and dementia rates. Prof Kua Ee Heok from the department of Psychological Medicine is the advisor of the study.

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