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Bone Cancer 101

There are two primary types of bone cancer: 1) primary bone cancer, which originates in the bone tissue and can be either cancerous (malignant) or non-cancerous (benign); and 2) metastatic tumors of the bone tissue (which originated elsewhere in the body and then metastasized, or spread, to the bone). Whereas…...

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Promising Cancer Research Needs Your Help

I am writing today to ask for your 2021 Annual Fund renewal gift to the Asian Fund for Cancer Research, and your decision is absolutely crucial! Right now, talented scientists are waiting for funding to pursue potentially life-saving research projects. Generous friends like you will help determine which investigations will…...

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Cancer and Dental Health

Did you know that cancer patients have a high risk of oral and dental complications? It is no secret that chemotherapy, radiation, and other cancer treatments are often accompanied by a variety of mild to severe side effects. Many of these side effects can be seen, such as hair loss,…...

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Cancer-Fighting Turmeric Recipe

Herbs and spices play an important role in many cultures across the world—being used in a variety of activities, including medical treatments and religious practices. Even AFCR, a leader in game-changing discoveries, acknowledges herbs are gaining momentum in mainstream cancer treatment. Herbs and spices also play an important role in…...

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How Long Can the Immunity Against COVID-19 Protect Us from Reinfection

There has been major concern about the protective power of immunity against the novel coronavirus. Many people have asked: how long can the immunity, once acquired by the previous infection or vaccination, protect us from the COVID-19 reinfection? In February of 2021, a group of researchers reported that the immunity…...

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Engaging the Immune System to Treat Gastrointestinal Cancers

THE CHALLENGE ——High Incidence and Mortality, Few Viable and Dedicated Drugs Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers including colorectal, stomach, liver, esophageal, and pancreas have high incidence and mortality. Globally, they have the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, and 7th largest death tolls, respectively, among all cancers. In 2020, stomach, pancreatic, and colon cancers…...

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Healthy Grilling Tips to Improve Your Cookout

It is no secret that a healthy and balanced diet can greatly improve one’s health. Studies suggest that following a healthy diet could prevent 30-50% of all cancers. As the warmer weather slowly sneaks up, so do some bad summer eating habits. Summer grilling is a staple in the warmer months, but…...

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5 Questions about Bladder Cancer

It is a widely known fact that smoking directly correlates with lung cancer diagnoses, but did you know that smoking also accounts for nearly half of all bladder cancer diagnoses? First of all, what is it? The bladder is an organ located in the lower pelvis that holds urine and…...

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3 Questions to Understand Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy – treatment that use the immune system to fight diseases like cancer – is a hot topic in the news and medical research area in recent years. Some of the most promising advances in cancer research involve immunotherapies. Let’s take a closer look at this innovative approach and the…...

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Simple, Fresh and Tasty Summer Salad

Summer, as wonderful as it is, can bring high heat, humidity and higher levels of physical activity, making unappealing even moderately heavy meals. As a result, it’s perhaps the only time of year that the environment deeply promotes the innate desire to eat healthy. Unfortunately, it’s also often the case…...

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