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NCCS, SGH, and Clearbridge BioMedics Examine the Heterogeneity of CTCs in Breast Cancer Patients

The National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore General Hospital (Department of Pathology), and Clearbridge BioMedics have collaborated on a research project that examines circulating tumour cells from local breast cancer patients.…

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MIH Urges Parents To Get Their Children Vaccinated Against Measles

As of 21 May, a total of 50 measles cases were reported in 2016, as compared to 17 cases in 2015 during the same period. The Ministry of Health (MOH)…

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UK: Mylan Launches Generic Avodart Capsules

Mylan NV announced the US launch of Dutasteride Capsules, 0.5 mg, the generic version of GlaxoSmithKlineʼs Avodart Capsules. Mylan received final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

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USA: Pfizer Completes Acquisition of Anacor

Pfizer Inc. has completed its acquisition of Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Under the terms of the transaction, each outstanding share of Anacor common stock has been converted into the right to…

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Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Is screening necessary? by Dr Valerie Tay Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) of the undifferentiated subtype is endemic to southern China, Hong Kong and Singapore. Current therapeutic decisions are based mainly on disease stage,…

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Individualised Kidney Cancer Surgery

A tailored approach by Dr Tiong Ho Yee The worldwide incidence of kidney cancer is increasing by about 2% to 3% per year and in the United States, more than…

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Talking About Sex, The Medical Way

An interview with Profs. P Ganesan Adaikan and Ng Soon-Chye by Sharon Chua Photo by Elmer Silo Gono More often than not, talking about sex is quite a taboo. People…

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A rare coronary anomaly consisting of a single right coronary ostium in an adult undergoing surgical coronary revascularisation

A case report and review of the literature by Edvin Prifti, Fadil Ademaj, Klodian Krakulli, Edlira Rruci, Merita Zeka and Aurel Demiraj Background Coronary arteries originating from a single coronary…

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