The American Cancer Society University (ACSU) Asia will be held in Okaland, CA Spetember 14-20, 2003. The purpose of this international program is to aid patients and those at risk for cancer worldwide by strengthening the capacity of developing cancer societies (NGOs) and outreach programs of institutions to engage in the global fight against cancer. ACSU Asia brings together 19 scholars from 8 Asia countries for a one-week training in California, followed by seed grants, online programs, and regional trainings. The 8 Asia counties include Bangladesh, China (P.R. China, Hong Kong & Taiwan), India, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.