How Asians differ genetically when it comes to breast cancer

Asian women appear to have a higher preponderance of 'hot cancers', which can be utilised to help fight cancer via immunotherapy. — RAZZIAH ABDUL RASHID/The Star

When a patient is diagnosed with breast cancer, foremost on her mind is how much time she has left to live.

Advances in diagnosing and treating cancer have led to steadily improving survival rates, so the outlook for women diagnosed today is better than in the past.

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