5 Simple Ways to Make a Difference on World Cancer Day

Each year, individuals around the globe come together for a day of dedication in the fight against cancer. This day is today, February 4th—World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is a global initiative dedicated to fighting cancer on all fronts. Over the past 20+ years, this date has been dedicated…...

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Cancer-Fighting Food Feature: Brussels Sprouts

Research shows that a compound in brussels sprouts may help restrict tumor growth by blocking aggressive enzymes known to advance cancer growth. The enzymes weaken the genes that suppress tumors and keep them from spreading. This compound found in brussels sprouts allows tumor suppressors to continue doing their job. Try…...

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Your Donations Make a Difference

Finding a cure for cancer is a team effort. That’s why we are so grateful for your role as a friend of the Asian Fund for Cancer Research. Your support fuels REAL PROGRESS for people battling cancer. EVERY donation to AFCR, big and small, adds power to the fight against cancer.…...

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Holiday Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

During the holidays, it’s easy to let your healthy eating habits slide. Tasty treats are everywhere – especially cookies. And they’re nearly impossible to resist!  To help during this copious cookie time, we’ve hand-picked our favorite recipe that offer a healthier take on your favorite holiday treats. The recipes use wholesome ingredients…...

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Family Health History: Talk with Your Loved Ones This Holiday Season

The holiday season is approaching. As you get together with loved ones — either in-person or virtually, in accordance with your area’s COVID-19 restrictions — the conversations are sure to flow. Relatives want updates on all that has happened in your life this year. But, as you share news about…...

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No Cancer Gets Left Behind

You are one of our most cherished supporters and we are incredibly grateful to call you a friend. It is people like you that drive forward progress against cancer—all forms of cancer. Despite this year’s challenges, we are confident that we can rely on people like you to continue your…...

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The 2020 Give to Cure Cancer Year-End Appeal

The 2020 Give to Cure Cancer Year-End Appeal is now underway. It’s your last chance to make this year’s campaign the most successful ever. We are proud to report… The year of 2020 turns out to be an unprecedented time of new challenge. Thanks to the stewardship of wonderful and…...

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Can an Apple a Day Help Keep Cancer Away?

It’s a saying as old as time – an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Over the years, many have questioned the validity of this well-known statement. Can one piece of fruit be the key to keeping healthy and well? While the debate may never truly be settled, researchers…...

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Diabetes and Cancer: What’s the Link?

Medical professionals have come to understand that diabetes, especially Type 2 diabetes, is linked to a variety of diseases. The high blood glucose from diabetes can damage the blood vessels and nerves that control the heart and blood vessels, increasing the likelihood of developing heart disease and kidney disease. However,…...

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AFCR Novel Approach to the Clinical Care for Liver Cancer – 2020 Latest Update

Effective treatments are still lacking for hepatocellular carcinoma or HCC, the most common type of liver cancer and sixth most common cancer worldwide. Most patients do not survive beyond a year with current therapeutic options (surgery, liver transplantation, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy). Epigenetic factors are a key component in the development…...

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