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OBE award for cancer researcher


KUALA LUMPUR: Leading Malaysian scientist Prof Teo Soo-Hwang has been awarded an honorary Order of the British Empire from Queen Elizabeth II for her outstanding work in cancer research.

Prof Teo, who is the chief executive officer of Cancer Research Malaysia, was recognised not only for her efforts in improving the diagnosis and treatment for a variety of cancers but for developing research collaborations between Malaysia and Britain, specialising in Asian genetics and cancers prevalent within Asian communities.

   

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