National Cancer Center Singapore

First made-in-Singapore cancer drug enters clinical testing

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A made-in-Singapore cancer drug has advanced into clinical trials, charting a milestone in Singapore’s biomedical sciences initiative that will go towards improving the lives of cancer patients in Singapore, and worldwide. The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School (Duke-NUS) have announced the start of a phase I clinical trial of novel cancer drug candidate, ETC-159.

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Aslan Pharmaceuticals, National Cancer Center Singapore collaborate

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Aslan Pharmaceuticals, an oncology focused biotechnology company, and National Cancer Center Singapore (NCCS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will further enhance the study of novel therapeutic agents for the treatment of gastric cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (liver) and cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct), three common forms of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers that are particularly prevalent in Asia. 

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National Cancer Center Singapore, Clearbridge BioMedics collaborate

Friday, January 17, 2014

A collaboration between National Cancer Center Singapore (NCCS) and Clearbridge BioMedics, in partnership with the pathology department at Singapore General Hospital (SGH), has resulted in the establishment of the region’s first Circulating Tumor Cell Center of Research Excellence (CTC CoRE). This new center facilitates the use of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in clinical diagnostics, in order for new technologies to be applied by healthcare institutions.

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