Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Society of Malaysia (NPCSM) participated in the Launch of The World Cancer Day at KL Sentral on 4th February 2020. This event was organized by the Malaysian Oncological Society in collaboration with Ministry of Health Malaysia, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM), Pertubuhan Pembangunan Kendiri Wanita dan Gadis (WOMEN: girls) as well as a number of civil societies. This launch aims to raise public awareness and literacy about cancer with the theme “I am and I will” emphasizing the effort that each one of us can do to battle cancer.
NPC AWARENESS DAY
NPC AWARENESS DAY
11th NPC Research Day
The society’s pinnacle annual event - the 11th NPC Research Day was held at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Setia Alam, on the 14th March 2023, co-organized with the Institute of Medical Research (IMR). The meeting was attended by over 70 participants including clinicians, scientists and post-graduate students. Two speakers, Assoc. Prof. Lim Chwee Ming [Singapore] and Dr. Wei Dai [Hong Kong], gave virtual presentations while others presented their talks in-person. It was a fruitful conference covering diverse topics of great interest to the NPC research community, including preclinical models, integrative multi-omics studies, genetic screen to discover new targets, leveraging on natural killer cell therapeutics and machine learning approaches in targeting EBV oncoproteins. For more details, please visit the NPCRD 2023 website: https://npcrd2023.wixsite.com/npcrd2023
Gordon Research Conference on NPC
The Gordon Research Conference on NPC is a biannual international conference attended by world renowned researchers in the field of NPC. The event took place from 8th to 13th May 2022, in Spain. The NPC Society of Malaysia (NPCSM) has provided travel allowances to support the attendance of ten members to present their research at this prestigious conference. Among them, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yap Lee Fah, the president of NPCSM was one of the invited speakers at the conference, while three other members were also selected for short talks.
1st NPCSM Members' Day - Luncheon
Relay for Life KL 2019
A team from the Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Society of Malaysia (NPCSM) attended the Relay for Life KL 2019 which was organized by the National Cancer Society Malaysia on 27th July 2019 at Padang Timur, Dataran Petaling Jaya. It is an annual event aims to unite communities to celebrate survivors, remember loved ones lost, raise awareness as well as funds for cancer. To support the aim of raising cancer awareness, NPCSM presented a poster on NPC.