AFCR News

USCACA & AFCR 2018 Scholar Awards

The United States Chinese Anti-Cancer Association and AFCR are pleased to invite nominations for the USCACA-AFCR 2018 Scholar Awards. The Awards will recognize 4 to 5 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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AFCR April 2018 China Brain Cancer Round Table

  (clockwise) AFCR Founder and CEO Dr. Sujuan Ba, ECI Founder Mr. Andrew Forrest and PhIRDA Executive President Mr. Song Ruilin Bringing International Partners Together In recent months, the Asian Fund for Cancer Research (AFCR) has established relationships with two fellow Pacific Rim institutions: the China Pharmaceutical Innovation and Research Development…...

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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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Second Annual Meeting of Society for Neuro-Oncology of China (SNOChina 2018)

March 16-17, 2018 Changsha, Hunan, People’s Republic of China The Society for Neuro-Oncology of China has invited Dr. Sujuan Ba, the founder and chief executive officer of the Asian Fund for Cancer Research (AFCR), to give a lecture at its annual meeting, SNOChina 2018, to be held in Changsha, Hunan on…...

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Join AFCR on Feb 4 for 2018 World Cancer Day!

“We can. I can.” ——  2018 World Cancer Day   Dear AFCR supporters: Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, responsible for 8.8 million deaths per year. However, we know that more than one third of these deaths are preventable, and if detected early enough, many cancers are curable. We must…...

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Call for Nominations for 2017 Scholar Awards

The USCACA and AFCR are pleased to invite nominations for the USCACA & AFCR 2017 Scholar Awards. The Awards will recognize four to five 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 in…...

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AFCR CEO Wins International Cooperation Award from the Chinese Medical Doctor Association

NFCR President receives the inaugural award from Society for Neuro-Oncology of the Chinese Medical Doctor Association for her outstanding contribution to international cooperation in March 2017. Dr. Jiang Tao, the Chairman of the Society for Neuro-Oncology of the Chinese Medical Doctor Association and the vice director of the department of neurosurgery at Beijing…...

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Dr. Kanaga Sabapathy Joins Asian Fund for Cancer Research Scientific Advisory Board

The Asian Fund for Cancer Research (AFCR) today announced the addition of Professor Kanaga Sabapathy, Head of the Division of Cellular & Molecular Research and Director of Planning & Strategy at The National Cancer Center Singapore, to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Sabapathy obtained his Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular…...

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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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GBM AGILE: A Patient’s Perspective

Speech by AFCR Founder and CEO Dr. Ba Sujuan at the Beijing GBM AGILE Press Conference    (21 January, 2016) Brain cancer patients are remarkably courageous. So are their caregivers, families and friends. The financial and emotional burden to GBM patients and indeed all brain cancer patients is massive. Because of the debilitating…...

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