AFCR News

“Chain of Hope Programme” Monthly Giving

Through your generous gifts to the Asian Fund for Cancer Research, you’ve demonstrated time and again your commitment to finding cures for cancer by sustaining cutting-edge cancer research. Today, I would like to invite you to be a part of AFCR’s “Chain of Hope Programme“ by taking your commitment to…...

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Take Action for World Cancer Day

Each year, individuals around the globe band together for one day of pure and empowering support for those affected by cancer. That day, celebrated on the fourth of every February, is known simply as World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is a global uniting initiative dedicated to raising worldwide awareness,…...

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Spread Love this Holiday Season

The Chinese new year holiday season is typically about giving and receiving joy from those we love. However, for many families who are battling cancer or who have recently lost a loved one, getting into the holiday spirit can be difficult. Perhaps the greatest gift we can give one another…...

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6 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holiday season is a time to celebrate with friends and family. Unfortunately, it can also be a time for overindulging, weight gain and even illness. So when you see the piled-up desserts or sugar-heavy side dishes, remember that research links certain cancers – including breast, prostate, colorectal, esophageal, endometrial,…...

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Future Cancer Research Leaders

The US Chinese Anti-Cancer Association and the Asian Fund for Cancer Research jointly awarded five outstanding Chinese cancer researchers in the early stages of their careers with the 2019 USCACA-AFCR Young Investigator Award (also known as the USCACA-AFCR Scholar Award of Clinical, Translational and Basic Cancer Research). The scientists each…...

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2019 Give to Cure Cancer Year-End Appeal

The 2019 Give to Cure Cancer Year-End Appeal is now underway. It’s your chance to make this year’s campaign the most successful ever. This past year, we continued to fund several promising cancer research programs. With support from loyal donors like you, excellent progress has been made in these AFCR-funded…...

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Liver Cancer: Where We Are Now

Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world and 4th most common in Asia. It is the second deadliest cancer around the globe, taking more than 746,000 lives in 2012. In Asia, it is also the second deadliest cancer taking 558,000 lives that year. The ratio of…...

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Joint Research Symposium

The Asian Fund for Cancer Research and the U.S.-based National Foundation for Cancer Research recently collaborated in an unprecedented manner, with both organizations gathering together. A first-of-its kind partnership, the Joint NFCR and AFCR Scientific Symposium on Cancer Research and Global Collaboration was held in the U.S. state of Maryland…...

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USCACA & AFCR 2019 Scholar Awards

The United States Chinese Anti-Cancer Association and AFCR are pleased to invite nominations for the USCACA-AFCR 2019 Scholar Awards. The Awards will recognize two to three junior Chinese investigators on the basis of significant contributions in Translational or Clinical Cancer Research. Candidacy is open to all Chinese researchers who were trained…...

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BRACE Program Launched by Asian Fund for Cancer Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 23, 2019 CONTACTS: Asian Fund for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Programs & Communications E-mail: bgillenwater@afcr.org Hugill & Ip Solicitors Marco Raccuia, Operations & Marketing Specialist E-mail: marco.raccuia@hugillandip.com              Inaugural BRACE Award Competition winner F. Joel Leong, flanked…...

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