When you include the American Institute for Cancer Research in your estate plans, you make a major difference in the fight against cancer.

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The Annual AICR Research Conference is the most authoritative source for information on diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer.

The Continuous Update Project (CUP) is an ongoing program that analyzes global research on how diet, nutrition and physical activity affect cancer risk and survival.

A major milestone in cancer research, the Third Expert Report analyzes and synthesizes the evidence gathered in CUP reports and serves as a vital resource for anyone interested in preventing cancer.

AICR has pushed research to new heights, and has helped thousands of communities better understand the intersection of lifestyle, nutrition, and cancer.

Read real-life accounts of how AICR is changing lives through cancer prevention and survivorship.

We bring a detailed policy framework to our advocacy efforts, and provide lawmakers with the scientific evidence they need to achieve our objectives.

AICR champions research that increases understanding of the relationship between nutrition, lifestyle, and cancer.

AICR’s resources can help you navigate questions about nutrition and lifestyle, and empower you to advocate for your health.

AICR is committed to putting what we know about cancer prevention into action. To help you live healthier, we’ve taken the latest research and made 10 Cancer Prevention Recommendations.

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Leading the Charge in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship

Healthy Diet

What you put into your body plays a huge
role in your health. Learn how a nutritious
diet can help you prevent cancer.

Healthy Lifestyle

Take care of your body! Find out how
moderate physical activity can reduce
your risk for cancer.

Healthy 10 Challenge

Improve your diet, nutrition, physical activity and weight for lower
cancer risk and better overall health.

AICR’s cancer prevention recommendations surrounding diet and exercise

allowed our class to really become a healthy living class geared toward preventing and lowering risk of getting certain cancers. We now have a cohesive program that dives into how certain nutrients, excess body fat, lack of physical activity and other exposures impact cancer risk.
Sarah Merritt
Program Manager
University of Rochester’s Center for Community Health & Prevention


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