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.

Cancer Survival

Take Control of Your Health

Moving through a cancer diagnosis can be challenging and confusing. Arming yourself with information can help. AICR’s library of resources can help you navigate questions about nutrition and lifestyle, and empower you to advocate for your health.

Treatment Tips

How you "approach" your treatment may impact how you respond to treatment. Eating well and staying active may help you cope with treatments, combat side effects, and improve your quality of life.

Take Action

Find the tools you need to manage your everyday well-being. AICR’s interactive nutrition and lifestyle programs can help you understand your body’s dietary needs, create tailored meal plans, help you move more and connect you with meaningful support.

What type of cancer are you interested in?

Foods That Fight Cancer

No single food can protect you against cancer by itself. But research shows that a diet filled with a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans and other plant foods helps lower risk for many cancers.

Cancer Updates

The Science
of Survival

AICR’s health guides and recommendations are developed from research that focuses on how nutrition and lifestyle affect the prevention, treatment, and survival of cancer. Paramount to our updates is the Continuous Update Project which helps you stay on top of new findings, and understand the data that sits at the center of our work.


Updated on February 8, 2022

Betty Franks, 83

I credit AICR’s research and education programs for my cancer recovery and health today.

It’s a wonderful organization.