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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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London Mayor plans junk food ad ban on public transport

Anne Li                                                                                     June 9th, 2018   Mayor of London…...

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2018 Gordon Research Conference on Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

The Asian Fund for Cancer Research (AFCR) is pleased to be an official Contributor for the 2018 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on nasopharyngeal carcinoma being held at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) from June 24th to 29th. The event promises to gather 200 of not only…...

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New Immunotherapy Treatment Removes All Tumors In Woman With Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer

Research published today in Nature Medicine by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has described a new immunotherapy approach, which led to a complete disappearance of tumors in a woman with advanced metastatic breast cancer who only had months to live. The findings show how naturally-occurring tumor infiltrating lymphocytes…...

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Bracing for the ups and downs of biotech

There is a lot of excitement in our market over the new rules we introduced earlier this month to welcome new economy and pre-revenue biotech companies. We’ve already had several companies express interest in listing under the new rules, and we’ve heard a lot of positive things from investors who…...

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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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Take a Bite Out Of Cancer: Foods that Fight Cancer

Fuel is important and our choices in fuel are equally so. In plain terms our bodies, and the immune systems they contain, are engines and fueling them correctly is a necessary preamble to fending off a cancer diagnosis. What many fail to recognize is that most cancers function like engines…...

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2017 Give to Cure Cancer Year-End Appeal

The 2017 Give to Cure Cancer Year-End Appeal is now underway. It’s your last chance to make this year’s campaign the most successful ever. Thanks to the stewardship of wonderful and loyal donors like you, we are able to support more research projects and laboratories now than ever before. Over…...

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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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8 Tips to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The risk of breast cancer increases as women grow older. Men are also susceptible to breast cancer, so all adults should be proactive. Although incidences of breast cancer are lower in East Asia than in other regions, the rate of breast cancer incidence in…...

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