AFCR News

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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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 of 76. Born in 1942 in what is now South Korea, amidst World War II…...

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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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2018 USCACA-AFCR Young Investigator Award

The 2018 USCACA-AFCR Scholar Award Ceremony in Tianjin on November 17, 2018 The Asian Fund for Cancer Research and the US Chinese Anti-Cancer Association have jointly awarded six outstanding Chinese cancer researchers in the early stage of their careers with the 2018 USCACA-AFCR Young Investigator Award. Scholars will each receive…...

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USCACA & AFCR 2018 Scholar Awards

The United States Chinese Anti-Cancer Association and AFCR are pleased to invite nominations for the USCACA-AFCR 2018 Scholar Awards. The Awards will recognize 4 to 5 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…...

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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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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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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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