AFCR Congratulates Professor Nancy Ip for Being Appointed as the President of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

The Asian Fund for Cancer Research Limited congratulates world-renowned neuroscientist, Nancy Ip, Ph.D., the Morningside Professor of Life Science and Director of the State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) on her appointment as its President-Elect beginning October 2022. Prof. Ip…...

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What You Need to Know About Brain Cancer

Though the chance of developing brain cancer is quite rare, it is ranked as the tenth leading cause of death for both men and women. Despite being one of the most common cancers amongst children, brain cancer is relatively rare amongst the general population. In fact, the chance that a…...

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Early Detection Tools Saving Time and Saving Lives

A NEW TEST CAN IDENTIFY A RANGE OF CANCERS IN PATIENTS WITH NON-SPECIFIC SYMPTOMS. One of the most troubling things about cancer is the time it can take to reach a diagnosis if the symptoms are not clear-cut. While some cancers are easy to identify and test for, some patients…...

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5 Ways Walking Can Reduce Stress and Prevent Illness

The warm spring sun is often enough of a reason to get outside, but for those who need more inspiration, experts say that a brisk walk can reduce stress and prevent illness. It is no secret that exercise can improve overall health. Still, the value of walking is often overlooked…...

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Announcement: Chimera Bioengineering is the 2021 BRACE Award Venture Competition Winner

CONTACTS:Asian Fund for Cancer ResearchBradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Corporate EngagementE-mail: bgillenwater@afcr.org Chimera BioengineeringVlad Hogenhuis, M.D., CEOE-mail: info@chimera.bio Little Dog CommunicationsJessica Yingling, Ph.D., PresidentE-mail: jessica@litldog.com / Phone: 1-858-344-8091 Asian Fund for Cancer Research Announces Chimera Bioengineering as the2021 BRACE Award Venture Competition Winner HONG KONG – Chimera Bioengineering has been…...

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Novel Immunotherapeutic Oral Cancer Treatment

Did you know 66% of the world’s oral cancer diagnoses occur in Asia only 50% of people diagnosed will survive within 5 years the highest rates of oral cancer are found in Southeast Asia men are 75% more likely to be diagnosed with oral cancer than women in Asia It…...

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Healthy Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe

If you’re under the weather because of a Cold, Flu, or mild COVID-19, eating nutritious foods will help you feel better and recover faster.  Chicken soup is one of the food options you should choose as it could soothe common symptoms of these diseases, such as fever, sore throat, and…...

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AFCR CEO Sujuan Ba Recognized as an Inspiring Women Leader of 2022

The Asian Fund for Cancer Research wishes to congratulate our Founder & CEO, Dr. Sujuan Ba, for being recognized as one of the Top 20 Inspiring Women Leaders of 2022 by The Women Leaders Magazine. Being an innovative pioneer in a male-dominated industry, the article highlights her illustrious career leading successful non-for-profits…...

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Vitamin-D and Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in men and women in Asia. However, recent studies suggest there may be an effective way to reduce one’s risk. A team of researchers recently shared their exciting findings showing that eating greater amounts of vitamin D may help against developing colorectal cancer,…...

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The Urgency of Advancing Cancer Research

As the world’s concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic dominate our thoughts, there is a much greater threat—cancer—that claims the lives of 9.9 million people just in 2020. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 crisis has not only affected our daily lives, but it has also taken funding away from cancer research. While fighting…...

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