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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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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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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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Four Attribution Factors of “Family Cancer”

Start tracking cancer in your own family! Please find the sketch to show you how a cancer-causing gene can be passed on to children. Use it as a guide to ask questions about cancer in your own family tree. And please give a gift today to help cure cancer for our…...

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Eating for Cancer Prevention

  We’ve all heard about the importance of healthy eating and living for longevity, but how influential is it for cancer, specifically? Are diet and lifestyle influential enough to significantly reduce cancer formation and progression? The answer is “yes!” Approximately 30-40% of cancer diagnoses could be prevented by modest diet…...

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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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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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