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

40 Years of Progress: Transforming Cancer. Saving Lives.

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.

Cancer Update Program – unifying research on nutrition, physical activity 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.

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.

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.

New American Plate
10 Weeks to a Healthier You

Healthy10 Challenge

Want to get everyone in the family eating better?  Help your household live healthier by signing up for AICR’s new Healthy10 Challenge. This 10-week interactive program will help you eat smarter and move more! The program was created by a team of AICR’s Registered Dietitians to help you stay engaged and maintain healthy habits through weekly challenges, tips, recipes and other resources.  Over the next 10 weeks focus on improving your diet, nutrition, physical activity and weight for lower cancer risk and better health.

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.

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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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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sugar and cancer

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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