Tag: cancer

Grab CEO Anthony Tan raises record sum of S$197,000 for Children’s Cancer Foundation, even shaves head in support

Singapore – Grab's CEO Anthony Tan shaved his head full of hair and raised S$197,010 in donations for cancer-stricken children. Hair for Hope is a signature outreach event by the Children's Cancer Foundation (CCF) and it the only head-shaving initiative in Singapore. It aims to...

Can sugary drinks cause cancer?

Sugar has been in headlines recently with CNN reporting, "Small glass of juice or soda a day can increase cancer risk" and DailyMail.com saying, "Just ONE drink of fruit juice or sugary tea a day can dramatically increase the risk of cancer, major study...

Cancer ravaging GDP growth

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) senior lecturer and health economist Dr Norashidah Mohamed Nor says a study in Australia has shown that having a 1% increase in total cancer death rates will lead to a 1.6% decrease in a country’s economic health or gross domestic...