Hot Topics in Cancer & Nutrition: Breast Cancer Survivorship
AICR and the American Society for Nutrition joined forces to host AICR-affiliated experts Dr. Edward Giovannucci (Harvard), Dr. Steven Clinton (The Ohio State University) and Dr. Kostas Tsilidis (Imperial College London) who shared findings from the WCRF/AICR Global Continuous Update Program’s research about breast cancer survivorship. Part of an educational series called Nutrition Rounds: Research to Practice, this webinar was hosted during Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) and on the same day that the papers were published.
Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Cancer: Evidence to Action November 19, 2021
AICR’s Vice President of Research, Dr. Nigel Brockton, and Director of Nutrition Programs, Sheena Patel Swanner, discussed how AICR can help people reduce their risk of cancer and improve outcomes after a cancer diagnosis. They spoke about the strong evidence behind AICR’s 10 Cancer Prevention Recommendations and AICR programs that can help people make those positive lifestyle changes. The presentation focused on evidence-based Recommendations that offer a blueprint to reduce the risk of other chronic diseases and improve overall health through diet, nutrition and physical activity.
Lifestyle Medicine and Breast Cancer: Awareness to Action
After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in women in the United States. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and an opportunity for education and increased awareness of this disease, as well as a call to action: How can tools from lifestyle medicine reduce breast cancer risk? In this webinar, the expert speakers will provide an evidence-based review of risk factors for breast cancer, the role of lifestyle factors in reducing risk for breast cancer, and the importance of screening for breast cancer given the challenges of the pandemic.
Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer: What We Know and How to Use It
AICR’s Dr. Nigel Brockton, Vice President of Research, and Sheena Patel Swanner, Director of Nutrition Programs, joined Cancer Support Community Los Angeles to host a webinar focused on AICR’s evidence-based Recommendations and tools for survivors to build healthy habits for recovery and a healthy life after cancer.
AICR’s Lifestyle and Cancer Symposium: Evidence Matters- Strength of Evidence Session (1)
This session from AICR’s January symposium features talks from Kostas Tsilidis, PhD and Melissa Hudson, MD discussing current issues and approaches in the assessment of the strength of evidence in lifestyle-related research. Dr. Tsilidis focuses on the AICR/WCRF Continuous Update Project process, while Dr. Hudson dives deeper in the International Guidelines Harmonization Group process. Slides accompanying these can be found here.
AICR’s Lifestyle and Cancer Symposium: Evidence Matters- Dietary Patterns Session (2)
Edward Giovannucci, MD, ScD, Julie Obbagy, PhD, RD and Melissa Maitin-Shepard, MPP discuss how cancer research on dietary patterns aligns with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in this session from AICR’s January symposium. Dr. Giovannucci dives deeper into the challenges and opportunities for dietary patterns in cancer research, while Dr. Obbagy explores the recently released 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Melissa Maitin-Shepard speaks on how the Guidelines can be used for cancer prevention and survivorship. Slides accompanying these can be found here.
AICR’s Lifestyle and Cancer Symposium: Evidence Matters- Physical Activity Session (3)
Four well-respected speakers in the physical activity and cancer space come together in this session from AICR’s January symposium to talk about the importance of evidence-based practices in implementing physical activity interventions across the cancer control continuum. Prajakta Adsul, MBBS, PhD, MPH, Karen Basen-Engquist, PhD, MPH, Laura Rogers, MD, MPH and Kathryn Schmitz, PhD, MPH come together for an informative and interactive discussion on their research relating to exercise and cancer and cancer survivorship and the role of implementation science in using these interventions in everyday practice. Slides accompanying these can be found here.
AICR’s Lifestyle and Cancer Symposium: Evidence Matters- Panel Discussion (4)
This session from our January 2021 symposium features the return of many of our speakers from previous sessions for an interactive discussion on topics relating to the strength of evidence, dietary patterns and physical activity interventions within the cancer control continuum. Speakers discuss the importance of evidence as the foundation for all cancer prevention approaches, survivorship initiatives and public policies impacting cancer prevention and survivorship, as well as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on each aspect.
AICR Grant Process
AICR’s Grant Program is dedicated to funding research on cancer prevention, treatment and survival related to diet, nutrition, body composition and physical activity. Our grants are awarded through a rigorous review process of expert peer review. This webinar informs potential applicants about the goals of the Grant Program, details of the online application system (proposalCentral) and the peer-review process.
Lifestyle Medicine and Cancer: Helping Your Patients Reduce Their Risk
Nigel Brockton, PhD, and Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND, joined the American College of Lifestyle Medicine to share information about the latest AICR/WCRF evidence regarding the updated Cancer Prevention Recommendations. They also provided strategies and tools that health professionals can use to help their patients implement these evidence-based recommendations.
Behind the Updated Label with FDA: Nutrition Facts for Health and Cancer Prevention
AICR hosted a webinar with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to explain the revisions to the updated Nutrition Facts label.
Reducing Cancer Risk: What evolving research means for our conversations with patients
Learn about the newly released AICR/WCRF Third Expert Report with Dr. Nigel Brockton and Karen Collins as they offer a dynamic discussion exploring the updated Cancer Prevention Recommendations. They provide strategies and tools you can use to help patients implement research based solutions and adopt cancer-protective habits.