News

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

Anne LI                                                                                                Feburary…...

Read more

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

Anne Li                                                                                               Feburary…...

Read more

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…...

Read more

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…...

Read more

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…...

Read more

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…...

Read more

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…...

Read more

Male Smokers More Likely to Lose Y Chromosomes

By Gunjan Sinha   If cancer, heart disease, and emphysema weren’t bad enough, male smokers may have another thing to worry about: losing their Y chromosomes. Researchers have found that smokers are up to four times more likely to have blood cells with no Y chromosome than nonsmokers. That’s worrisome, they…...

Read more

“United Dream, Shared Success” 2013 Chinese Clinical Oncology Advances Awards Announced

From China Medical Tribune In January 2014, "2013 Chinese Clinical Oncology Advances Awards " organized by China Medical Tribune (CMT) and the Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO) has finalized the top researches from China (a number of studies have tied votes). The achievements of Chinese clinical and basic oncology…...

Read more

2012 AFCR-USCACA Scholar Excellence Award

On September 7, 2012, the Asian Fund for Cancer Research and the US Chinese Anti-Cancer Association(USCACA) jointly awarded five outstanding young Chinese cancer researchers the 2012 AFCR-USCACA Scholar Excellence Award. Chinese researchers and physicians are being increasingly recognized in making significant contributions to advance biomedical researches including cancer research in China and the…...

Read more