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Making Progress

This past fall saw considerable progress in the development of GBM AGILE, the brain cancer clinical trial initiative whose early-stage planning has long been supported by the Asian Fund for Cancer Research. Not only was…

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What happens if chemotherapy does not work?

Chemotherapy is used by doctors to either as a first-line therapy or in combination with other treatments, such as surgery, to treat cancer. If chemotherapy does not work, a person may need to consider other treatment…

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DNA origami: A precise measuring tool for optimal antibody effectiveness

Using DNA-based designs of precise nanostructures — scientists have been able to demonstrate the most accurate distance between densely packed antigens in order to get the strongest bond to antibodies in the immune system. The…

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A blueprint for the primary prevention of cancer: Targeting established, modifiable risk factors

In the United States, it is estimated that more than 1.7 million people will be diagnosed with cancer, and more than 600,000 will die of the disease in 2018. The financial costs associated with cancer…

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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…

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