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Breast screening error: women need reassurance, not misleading statistics

Anne Li                                                                                     June 9th, 2018   On Wednesday, May…...

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Vigorous exercise reduces tiredness in testicular cancer survivors

Anne Li                                                                                     June 9th, 2018 High-intensity interval training reduces…...

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Prostate cancer diagnosis: how scientists are working to get it right

Anne Li                                                                                     June 9th, 2018   Almost 48,000 men…...

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World Cancer Day 2016

The global cancer epidemic is huge and is set to rise. Currently 8.2 million people die from cancer worldwide every year, out of which 4 million are premature deaths (aged 30 to 69 years). Cancer must be stopped now! And you can join us and partners around the world to…...

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AFCR-Supported Scientist Discovers Critical Molecular Interaction, Opens New Avenue for Cancer Drug Development

(Hong Kong, April 13, 2015) Prof. Mingjie Zhang of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, a scientist supported by the Asian Fund for Cancer Research (AFCR), recently discovered a critical molecular interaction governing epithelial cell polarity – a crucial factor in tumor formation. The research, which was funded in…...

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London Mayor plans junk food ad ban on public transport

Anne Li                                                                                     June 9th, 2018   Mayor of London…...

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2018 Gordon Research Conference on Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

The Asian Fund for Cancer Research (AFCR) is pleased to be an official Contributor for the 2018 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on nasopharyngeal carcinoma being held at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) from June 24th to 29th. The event promises to gather 200 of not only…...

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New Immunotherapy Treatment Removes All Tumors In Woman With Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer

Research published today in Nature Medicine by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has described a new immunotherapy approach, which led to a complete disappearance of tumors in a woman with advanced metastatic breast cancer who only had months to live. The findings show how naturally-occurring tumor infiltrating lymphocytes…...

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Bracing for the ups and downs of biotech

There is a lot of excitement in our market over the new rules we introduced earlier this month to welcome new economy and pre-revenue biotech companies. We’ve already had several companies express interest in listing under the new rules, and we’ve heard a lot of positive things from investors who…...

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Two Giants of Cancer Care® with AFCR Affiliation

Respected healthcare professionals who are advancing the field of oncology by their contributions in research and clinical practice were recognized on June 31st as Giants of Cancer Care in an event at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. Two of the 21 honorees are Scientific Advisory Board members of the Asian…...

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