Jojo Huang

How Cancer Spreads (Metastasis)

Source: Cancer Quest Overview of Metastases The majority of deaths (about 90%) associated with cancer are due to the metastasis of the original tumor cells to sites distant from the initial or primary tumor. Metastasis is the process by which cancer cells migrate throughout the body. In order for cells to move through…...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Recipe: Pink Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 cup frozen mixed berries (or fresh if in season) 1 frozen ripe banana ½ cup of low fat plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup of orange juice 1 teaspoon of honey or maple syrup 1 tablespoon of peanut butter (optional) Combine all the ingredients in a blender until smooth…...

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Develop New Cancer Detection Tool

THE CHALLENGE —Today’s State of Cancer Detection Early detection is important because when abnormal tissue or cancer is found early, it may be easier for doctors to successfully treat their patients. Knowing the possible warning signs of cancer helps the early detection of a tumor. And screening tools can help…...

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Green Goddess: Healthy Anti-Cancer Smoothie Recipe

Eating a colorful diet is a good way to make sure you’re getting a variety of vitamins and nutrients that can help prevent cancers. This recipe mixes a few colors from the rainbow and ends up with the “G” in ROY G BIV. The green goddess smoothie adds a variety of superfoods…...

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GBM AGILE New Clinical Trial Sites Being Established

In the first half of 2020, the revolutionary global clinical trial for brain cancer patients, GBM AGILE, continues to make impressive progress and achieve milestones. AFCR =supported its conception in 2013 to expeditiously develop new effective treatments for GBM brain cancer patients whose five-year survival rate is currently only 5%…...

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How Valuable is a Second Opinion?

“Should I get a second opinion?” It’s a popular question that many cancer patients ask themselves when faced with their diagnosis and treatment options. So when, why and how should someone go about getting this second opinion? When: In most instances of cancer, (not all) there is a lag-time between…...

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Disruption of COVID-19 on the Fight against Cancer

I hope this letter finds you safe and well. Over the last several months, the world’s focus and concern has been dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there is an even greater threat that claims the lives of 9.5 million people each year. You and I know that deadly disease…...

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Applications Open for the Asian Fund for Cancer Research’s BRACE Award Venture Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4 August 2020   CONTACTS: Asian Fund for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@afcr.org   Hugill & Ip Solicitors Marco Raccuia, Head of Finance & Operations E-mail: marco.raccuia@hugillandip.com   Applications Open for the Asian Fund for Cancer Research’s BRACE Award…...

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Protection from UV Rays

AFCR encourages everyone to wear sunglasses, sunscreen, and wide-brimmed hats whenever spending prolonged time outdoors. Be prepared! If you are planning to spend time outside, pay attention to the day’s UV Index and take appropriate precautions. • Make sure your sunglasses block 99 to 100 percent of both types of…...

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Can Herbs and Spices Treat Cancer?

It has long been believed that herbs and spices offer far more than delicious flavor. Cultures around the world have used herbs and spices for a large array of activities, from medical treatment to religious practices. In fact, it was spices that inspired Spanish explorers to travel west and accidentally…...

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