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.


Everything You Need to Know About Gynecology

Gynecology is a medical specialty that deals with the female reproductive system. The word “gynecology” comes from the Greek word for women, gynaikos (γυναικος). Gynecology can refer to both obstetrics and surgical fields in medicine. Obstetrics is the field of science that takes care of pregnant women, while surgery deals with non-pregnant conditions. For example, […]