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 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.

Whether you are a healthcare provider, a researcher, or just someone who wants to learn more about cancer prevention, we’re here to help.

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.

Healthy Eating

Serving Up Better Health

Eating a well-balanced diet doesn’t just help you live a healthier life, it will also help you decrease your risk for cancer.

Better Nutrition

Start learning about the relationship between nutrition and cancer risk. Discover how everyday dietary decisions can affect your health, and find out how to take a proactive approach to managing your risk for cancer.

Healthy Weight

Being active and managing your weight can play a huge role in minimizing your risk for cancer. Get educated about weight management, and learn how to make the small changes that can make big differences in your health.

Cancer Diet
10 Weeks to a Healthier You

Healthy10 Challenge

AICR’s new Healthy10 Challenge (formerly New American Plate Challenge) is a free 10-week online program to help you improve your diet, nutrition, physical activity and weight for lower cancer risk and better overall health. This interactive challenge includes two major components—nutrition and physical activity—that will help you eat smarter and move more. AICR will launch the new challenge in 2021, so please check back for updates.

Understand What You Eat

AICR Food Facts

Look up your favorite foods and find new additions for your grocery list in AICR’s Food Facts library. Learn how certain foods fight cancer, identify ingredients to have in moderation and get ideas for recipes and meal planning.

Cancer Diet

Red and Processed Meats

Eating meat can be a good way to get protein, vitamins, and minerals – but too much red meat increases your risk of cancer. Understanding the alternatives and replacing some red meat servings with other protein sources will help you develop meal plans for improved long-term health.

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Cancer Diet, Healthy Eating

Alcohol and Cancer Risk

While many Americans know that heavy drinking can lead to health problems, awareness is limited regarding the link between alcohol consumption and cancer risk. Even small amounts of alcohol can increase your cancer risk. For cancer prevention: it’s best not to drink.

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Cancer Diet, Healthy Eating

Sugar and Cancer Risk

Eating a diet that is high in sugar can lead to a number of health issues including diabetes, organ problems, and excess weight – all of which can put you at a greater risk for cancer. Learn about the link between sugar and cancer risk, and make smart decisions about eating foods that are high in sugar.

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