Eating for Cancer Prevention

Approximately 30-40% of cancer diagnoses could be prevented by modest diet and lifestyle changes. This number increases to 90% for certain cancers, like stomach cancer. Let’s take a deeper look into the science of this important correlation. Carcinogens in Food Nutrition interacts with cancer development in many important ways. The…...

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5 Facts You Need to Know About Kidney Cancer

1. Men are more likely to develop kidney cancer. Kidney cancer (also known as renal cancer or renal cell adenocarcinoma) is the 14th most common cancer worldwide. It is the 9th most common cancer in men and the 14th most common cancer in women. Higher levels of chemical exposure and…...

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Building Safer, More Effective CAR-T Cell Therapies for Cancer Patients

CAR-T Cell Therapies are Not Working Against Solid Cancers Doctors divide cancer into two main types: solid tumor cancers and cancers in the blood. Solid cancer is an abnormal mass of tissue in a ‘solid’ organ such as the breast or prostate. In CAR-T cell therapy—a next-generation of cancer care—a…...

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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 I clinical trial led by researchers at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has generated promising…...

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High Fiber Diet May Aid Melanoma Treatment

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 that fiber may also be an essential nutrient for cancer treatment. Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer…...

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Cancer-Fighting Superfruit: Strawberries

Ranking as one of the most popular fruits, strawberries are more than just a sweet treat. Appropriately nicknamed “Queen of Fruits,” these berries are packed with immune-boosting Vitamin C, dietary fiber, and powerful antioxidants that fight free radicals and protect against inflammation and disease. In fact, strawberries are loaded with…...

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Promising Cancer Research Programs Need Your Help!

I am writing today to ask for your 2022 Annual Fund renewal gift to the Asian Fund for Cancer Research, and your decision is absolutely crucial! Currently, talented scientists are waiting for funding to pursue potentially life-saving research projects. Generous friends like you will help determine which investigations will be…...

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9 Facts You Need to Know About Sunscreen

Sunscreen is one of the most important tools to prevent skin cancer. Learn more about choosing and correctly using good sunscreen for you and your family. Excited to spend time with family and friends, people are now planning vacations, with one destination remaining a popular choice for many: the beach.…...

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What is Genomic Sequencing, and Who Can Benefit?

There’s a paradigm shift taking place in the world of cancer treatment. Experts are moving away from an organ-focused approach to treatment, like using radiation to treat the specific area affected by cancer. Instead, they’re looking at genomic sequencing. Genomics is the branch of molecular biology concerned with the structure,…...

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Asparagus: Cancer-Fighting Food

Summer is heating up, and that can only mean one thing: time to break out the grill! Everyone loves a classic hot dog, but did you know a green stalky vegetable is winning itself a spot on many people’s grills this year? Asparagus is an easy-to-grill vegetable, needing little to…...

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