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.

Live Better

A Path to
Better Health

Your everyday decisions can affect your overall health, and significantly impact your risk for cancer.

Causes of cancer can be roughly placed into two groups: things we can’t control, and things we can.

There’s not much you can do about inherited genes, but research suggests that nearly 40% of cancer cases could be avoided by changing our nutrition habits and lifestyles. Learn how your everyday decisions can shape your health, and start making decisions that stack the odds in your favor.

Be Physically Active

Being physically active helps your body regulate hormones, manage body weight, and strengthen your immune system, all of which can help lower your cancer risk.

Mind Your Body

You can reduce your cancer risk by staying away from tobacco, being safe in the sun, and by protecting yourself from certain infections.

Healthy Lifestyle

Get Moving

Make physical activity part of your everyday life. Walk more, sit less, move around and have some fun. We’ve done the research: it really is good for you.

Dr. Jennifer Ligibel, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Our study found that exercise had a direct effect on human breast tumor and a potential for lowering breast cancer risk and improved prognosis.

Healthy Lifestyle
What’s On the Menu

New American Plate

Being physically active is a great way to reduce your cancer risk – but it’s only one piece of the puzzle: combining activity and weight management with a healthy diet is key. What you put on your plate can help your fitness habits, improve your overall health and well being, and lower your risk for cancer.

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