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In Remembrance of Dr. Waun Ki Hong

The Asian Fund for Cancer Research remembers and recognizes the contributions of our esteemed scientific advisory board member, Waun Ki Hong, M.D., F.A.C.P., D.M.Sc. (Hon.), who passed away on 2 January, 2019, at the age of 76. Born in 1942 in what is now South Korea, amidst World War II…...

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Global cancer statistics 2018: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185 countries

This article provides a status report on the global burden of cancer worldwide using the GLOBOCAN 2018 estimates of cancer incidence and mortality produced by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, with a focus on geographic variability across 20 world regions. There will be an estimated 18.1 million new…...

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Hong Kong Cancer Day-A Look Back

The Asian Fund for Cancer Research was proud to have been among the 50-plus organizations and companies to have participated in the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society’s Hong Kong Cancer Day activities, held Sunday, 2018-12-9, at the Piazza of Kowloon Park in Tsim Sha Tsui. A full slate of family-friendly programming,…...

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Hong Kong Cancer Day

On 2018-12-09, the Asian Fund for Cancer Research will be supporting and participating in the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society’s full day of Hong Kong Cancer Day programming. Actress Sonija Kwok will be serving as event ambassador, and among the special guests will be Hong Kong Secretary of Food and Health…...

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2018 USCACA-AFCR Young Investigator Award

The 2018 USCACA-AFCR Scholar Award Ceremony in Tianjin on November 17, 2018 The Asian Fund for Cancer Research and the US Chinese Anti-Cancer Association have jointly awarded six outstanding Chinese cancer researchers in the early stage of their careers with the 2018 USCACA-AFCR Young Investigator Award. Scholars will each receive…...

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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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7 Facts You Need to Know About Lung Cancer

With lung cancer continuing to affect the lives of so many people, it’s important to understand the disease and what we can do to improve our chances of beating it. 1. Targeted therapies are showing great promise in treating lung cancer. If you’ve been diagnosed with lung cancer, talk to…...

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Breast screening error: women need reassurance, not misleading statistics

Anne Li                                                                                     June 9th, 2018   On Wednesday, May…...

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Vigorous exercise reduces tiredness in testicular cancer survivors

Anne Li                                                                                     June 9th, 2018 High-intensity interval training reduces…...

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Prostate cancer diagnosis: how scientists are working to get it right

Anne Li                                                                                     June 9th, 2018   Almost 48,000 men…...

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