Jojo Huang

World Cancer Day: How Far We’ve Come

For the past two decades, people around the globe have bound together to promote cancer awareness every February 4th, World Cancer Day. The Asian Fund for Cancer Research is honored to be one of over a thousand members of the Day’s coordinator, the Swiss-based Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).…...

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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 risk factors and cancer care are enormous. To substantially reduce both the number of individuals…...

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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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