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

Corporate Champions who partner with the American Institute for Cancer Research stand at the forefront of the fight against cancer

The AICR Lifestyle & Cancer Symposium addresses the most current and consequential issues regarding diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer.

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.

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.

Are you ready to make a difference? Join our team and help us advance research, improve cancer education and provide lifesaving resources.

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.

Committed to Cancer Prevention

Take a pledge to support cancer prevention and healthy survivorship.

The Power of Prevention

AICR brings awareness to cancer prevention by highlighting the strong scientific evidence supporting the impact of lifestyle changes in reducing cancer risk. AICR is committed to putting cancer prevention into action. Learn more about AICR's 10 Cancer Prevention Recommendations and how you can incorporate them in your everyday routine.

Risk Reduction and Adherence Research

Just how effective are AICR’s Recommendations: do they really work? Short answer – yes! For over a decade, researchers have investigated the effect of AICR’s Cancer Prevention Recommendations on cancer risk and other health outcomes. Studies have shown that following AICR’s diet and lifestyle recommendations lower cancer risk, risk of other chronic diseases and help people live a longer and healthier life.

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30-Day Cancer Prevention Checklist

Download the 30-day checklist to help you eat well, move more and make healthy choices to reduce your cancer risk.

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10 weeks to a healthier you

The Healthy10 Challenge is a great way to kickstart your journey to a healthier lifestyle. Our 10-week interactive program focuses on how you can eat smarter and move more to help lower cancer risk.

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Worldwide, 1 in 6 deaths are due to cancer each year

The choices we make each day can help to reduce our risk of cancer. AICR’s Cancer Health Check will help you learn more about your choices and how you can stack the odds in your favor.

A Closer Look at Cancer Prevention and Risk

Cancer prevention does not refer to individual cancer cases. It’s looking at the big picture of a community, a country, or the world and trying to reduce the number of cancer cases.

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What do we know about preventing cancer?

Research is always underway to find out more about what can be done to prevent us from developing cancer in the future. However, our experts have reviewed all data available to us to provide you with the most reliable cancer prevention advice available. Making changes to your lifestyle to eat healthier and exercise more can have a big impact.

What are the risk factors?

Though there are some core steps we can all take to reduce our chances of developing cancer, the risk factors can vary depending on the type of cancer. Some risk factors are genetic and out of anyone’s control, however some are more environmental and lifestyle based, which we can influence. Check out information in Cancer Survival for more information on the different cancer types and their risk factors.
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Join Us to Fight Cancer

Learn how everyday decisions can shape your health and significantly impact cancer risk. Evidence suggests that the more closely you follow AICR Recommendations, the lower your risk of cancer.

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