Read about research funded by AFCR into cancer’s underlying mechanisms, pathways, vulnerabilities and other features and those scientists and research-physicians seeking new discoveries. Listed in this section are Basic Research initiatives which are or have been sponsored by AFCR, made possible with our dedicated donors’ support.
New Models of Early Cancer Development
Developing appropriate models for diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s disease is critical for dissecting their disease...
Ending Drug Resistance to Major Cancer Pathway
The pathway, Ras/Raf/MEK/ERK, is a cascade of proteins that turn on gene regulators, playing a central role...
Cell Polarity Proteins in Epithelial Cancers
More than 80% of tumors originate in epithelial cells, the most common type of cells in the human body. They are found in a wide array of organs, forming the…
An Innovative Treatment Initiative for Liver Cancer
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most typical form of liver cancer, is the second leading cause of cancer-related fatalities in Asia...
Ovarian Cancer Research
Improving the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer with Powerful microRNAs that Overcome the Resistance of Chemotherapy
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Colorectal Cancer Research
Research for Developing New Markers and Targets in Colorectal Cancer: A Novel Tumor Suppressor Gene in Colorectal Cancer
Developing Biomarkers to Colorectal Cancer Metastasis
Developing reliable biomarkers for predicting the risk of metastasis/recurrence for individual colorectal cancer patients
Esophageal Cancer Research
Identifying Biomarkers of Esophageal Cancer: Developing a Screening Test for Early Detection To Improve Survival