Jojo Huang

Liver Cancer: Where We Are Now

Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world and 4th most common in Asia. It is the second deadliest cancer around the globe, taking more than 746,000 lives in 2012. In Asia, it is also the second deadliest cancer taking 558,000 lives that year. The ratio of…...

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USCACA & AFCR 2019 Scholar Awards

The United States Chinese Anti-Cancer Association and AFCR are pleased to invite nominations for the USCACA-AFCR 2019 Scholar Awards. The Awards will recognize two to three junior Chinese investigators on the basis of significant contributions in Translational or Clinical Cancer Research. Candidacy is open to all Chinese researchers who were trained…...

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BRACE Program Launched by Asian Fund for Cancer Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 23, 2019 CONTACTS: Asian Fund for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@afcr.org Hugill & Ip Solicitors Marco Raccuia, Operations & Marketing Specialist E-mail: marco.raccuia@hugillandip.com              Inaugural BRACE Award Competition winner F. Joel Leong, flanked…...

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Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Given recent innovation in cancer research and public awareness, most cancers are declining in frequency. Unfortunately, thyroid cancer is not following this trend. Thyroid cancer has actually seen an increase in frequency of about 4% every year throughout the last 10 years. In addition, this increase is most significant in…...

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In Tireless Pursuit

Creator and chair of the Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry. Women’s Surgical Chapter founder with the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong—and its first chair. First woman to attain a clinical associate professorship in surgery in Hong Kong. Chief of the breast surgery division at the Tung Wah…...

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Making the Right Connections

The Asian Fund for Cancer Research was well-represented at the 24th Chinese Biopharmaceutical Association (CBA) Annual Conference, held 10 and 11 June 2019, in Guangzhou. The event, conducted in conjunction with the 12th China Bioindustry Convention, included some of the most highly respected biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry companies, institutions and…...

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Commemorate Someone You Love

Did you know that you can donate to the Asian Fund for Cancer Research in honor or in memory of someone in your life who has been impacted by cancer? Whether honoring a cancer survivor or memorializing the life of a family member, friend or co-worker lost to the disease,…...

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HPV and cancer: 9 myths busted

Although the human papillomavirus (HPV) is quite common, the facts surrounding it can be confusing. Who can get HPV? How do they get it? Can it be treated? How safe and effective is the HPV vaccine? These and other questions have led to misinformation among men, women and parents trying…...

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AFCR Statement on the Hong Kong Cancer Strategy

The Asian Fund for Cancer Research made this statement following the Friday, 26 July, announcement and dissemination of the Hong Kong Cancer Strategy: The Asian Fund for Cancer Research proudly supports and is committed to helping vigorously pursue the newly unveiled Hong Kong Cancer Strategy. We will fiercely fight to…...

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Sarcoma Origin Identified

Cancer is anything but a straightforward disease; one tumor type can be entirely different from another not only in location, but causal agent and origin. There is differentiation even within the same type of cancer. Take sarcoma, which is in fact an umbrella term for nearly 100 cancers originating in the skeleton…...

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