What is AFCR?
The Asian Fund for Cancer Research Limited (AFCR) is committed to funding cancer research, especially those cancers prevalent in Asian populations, and promote global collaborations for high impact to save the lives of cancer patients.
Our Research Projects
AFCR is dedicated to sponsoring and supporting innovative research projects that unlock new information about how cancer forms and spreads, and, most importantly, how to treat it.
The State of Cancer Research
Cancer research is about much more than just the scientists, physicians, and nurses who are continuing decades of exploration; it benefits millions of patients and survivors in the form of innovative treatments, screening methods, and promising developments.
We are making great progress against cancer, but there is still more to be done. And you can help.
The Asian Fund for Cancer Research aims to accelerate cancer research and technologies through international collaborations. As part of our mission, AFCR has created the BRACE Award Venture Competition…
New antibody therapy shows promising results for advanced, treatment-refractory pediatric brain cancer
Effective and safe treatments are needed for medulloblastoma—the most common type of cancerous brain tumor in children—especially for patients whose cancer has spread to the spinal cord. A recent phase…
Fiber is an essential nutrient in the realm of cancer prevention. It does not break down through digestion and helps maintain bowel health and prevent cancers, including colorectal cancer. However, recent studies have also found…