Patrick Tan Co-Leads an Investigation into How Stomach Cancer Develops

Professor Patrick Tan is the co-lead investigator of research focused on the use of genomic technologies to better understand intestinal metaplasia, which is a risk factor for gastric cancer. The study of Tan and his team may help understand why people develop this kind of cancer.

Tan is a professor of Duke-NUS Medical School and the Deputy Executive Director, Biomedical Research Council, Agency for Science, Technology, and Research, and a Senior Principal Investigator at the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore. According to Tan, their research will help them better predict the potential occurrence and progression of the cancer by mapping out the genetic changes in people who don’t have stomach cancer.


4 Rare Yet Dangerous Forms of Cancer

Everyone knows how deadly of a disease that cancer can be. But many aren’t aware of every form this dangerous illness can take. Here is a look at a few rare, yet deadly forms of cancer that you should be aware of. Tonsil Cancer  Tonsil cancer is cancer that forms in a patient’s tonsils — […]

Should You Buy a Used Stairlift?

Many people are on the fence about purchasing a used stairlift for themselves. For starters, you don’t know how the stairlift has been used, so it’s almost always a bit of a gamble. If you are going to buy a used stairlift, you also have to closely evaluate the condition of the stairlift. The difference […]