Press Release Archive

AICR press releases provide the media with the latest news on research related to diet, physical activity and cancer, along with practical information and special features focusing on making changes for lower cancer risk.

The AICR Communications Department can also provide background information for stories related to diet, weight, exercise and cancer, as well as expert interview sources for stories. Call 1-800-843-8114 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern time) for assistance or additional information.

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Recent News from AICR

Annual "Shred Cancer" Event Aims to Raise $50,000 for Cancer Prevention Research
April 11, 2017

6 Steps to Prevent Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases
March 1, 2017

AICR Launches Free Program For Weight Loss, Cancer Prevention
February 23, 2017

New Study, Young Overweight Adults Face Higher Risk of Stomach, Esophageal Cancers - AICR Comments
February 15, 2017

Fewer than half of Americans recognize alcohol, processed meats affect cancer risk
February 1, 2017

7 Healthy Habits for Successful Weight Loss
January 6, 2017

Tomatoes, Other Foods Containing Lycopene May Protect Against Prostate Cancer, Study Finds
November 15, 2016

Black Raspberries Curb Oral Cancer Development in Animal Study
November 15, 2016

High-fat Diet Disrupts Gut Microbe’s Circadian Clock in Mice, May Impact Obesity Risk
November 14, 2016

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Lowers Breast Cancer Survivors’ Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Mortality
November 14, 2016

New Studies Show Exercise Is Safe, Provides Meaningful Improvement for Breast and Prostate Cancer Patients
November 14, 2016

Oncology Dietitians Honor the American Institute for Cancer Research With 2016 “Friend of DPG” Award
October 16, 2016

3 Steps to Prevent 1 of 3 Breast Cancer Cases
September 30, 2016

AICR Launches Online Program For Weight Loss, Cancer Prevention


September 13, 2016

World Health Organization Report Confirms Obesity Is a Cause of Many Cancers
August 24, 2016

Major Scientific Report Links Obesity, Alcohol to Esophageal Cancers
July 28, 2016

High School Students Win AICR Scholarships for Healthy, Cancer-Protective Appetizers
July 14, 2016

New Study Reinforces AICR Research that Lifestyle Links to Cancer
May 20, 2016

Cancer Researchers Issue Yearly Warning on Safer Grilling
May 17, 2016

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