Tips for People with Cancer during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board The coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) is more dangerous for people with cancer as their body’s defense force (immune system) is much weaker (immunosuppressed) than healthy people.…

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5 Common Cancer Myths and Misconceptions

Ranking as the number one cause of death worldwide, cancer is one of the most frightening diseases in the world today. The deadly disease can affect nearly any part in the body with each type…

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2020 CORONAVIRUS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a new coronavirus that was first reported in China in December 2019. Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause common colds, as well as more…

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Innovation Therapeutics—First-in-Class Botanical Cancer Drug Platform

THE CHALLENGE —Unmet Medical Need for Effective Cancer Treatment AFCR’s mission is to reduce the alarming statistics of the burden of cancer in Asia with innovative treatment research that translates into life-saving therapeutics. In 2018,…

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EPItome of Progress

“I love science. And I love the science of cancer, because it is often normal processes gone wrong,” says Daniel G. Tenen, M.D., a researcher supported by the Asian Fund for Cancer Research since 2018.…

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