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Lab-grown liver tumours help Singapore scientists to develop anti-cancer drugs (Straits Times, Feb 2018)


(From left) Dr Toh Tan Boon, research fellow from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore NUS, Dr Eliza Fong, Professor Hanry Yu from the Department of Physiology and principal investigator from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore NUS, Dr Edward Kai-Hua Chow.ST PHOTO: LEE JIA WEN

SINGAPORE – A team of scientists has managed to grow tiny liver cancer tumours in a laboratory which they believe could hold the key to treating one of Singapore’s deadliest diseases. Anti-cancer drugs can be tested on them, allowing scientists to see how effective they are within a week or so.

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