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AFCR Founder and CEO to co-organize and speak at SNOChina 2018

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 March 16-17, 2018. The Society will present the…...

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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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World Cancer Day 2017: there are 2 types of oesophageal cancer, and they affect the world in different ways

Anne LI                                                                                                Feburary…...

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World Cancer Day 2017: how to prevent cervical cancer cases around the globe

Anne Li                                                                                               Feburary…...

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Searching for a blood test to monitor ovarian cancer

Anne Li                                  December 23rd, 2016   Quick and simple tests to accurately detect and track tumours would make keeping on top of cancer a lot easier for doctors and their patients. Right now, a…...

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The cancer registry is saving lives, but you’ve probably never heard of it

Anne Li                                 December 23rd, 2016   It’s fair to say the UK has some way to go to bring cancer survival figures in line with those of the best countries in the world. And the…...

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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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