Learn about AFCR’s support for the development and conversion of exciting laboratory breakthroughs into new and more effective cancer treatments, screenings and preventive technologies. Listed in this section are Translational Research initiatives which are or have been sponsored by AFCR, made possible with our dedicated donors’ support.

YIV-906: Therapeutics—first-in-class botanical cancer platform drug

Innovation: Therapeutics—first-in-class botanical cancer platform drug Targeted Cancer(s): Liver cancer Scientific Leadership: Yung-Chi Cheng, Ph.D.; Shwu-Huey Liu, Ph.D. Stage of Project: Phase II clinical trial about to commence; orphan drug designations granted by the…

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DotBio: Multi-functional antibodies to target cancer on multiple fronts

Advanced cancers typically suppress the immune response by multiple mechanisms. By carefully engineering multi-functional antibody therapies, there is the potential for more effective treatment.

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Determining the Risk of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) in China

Understanding the risk of breast cancer in the Chinese population is very important due to the exponential increase in incidence...

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