The American Institute for Cancer Research leads the charge in the fight for cancer prevention.
It started in 1982 with the bold assertion that many cancers are preventable. Today, AICR continues funding research and developing programs in pursuit of cancer prevention.
Empowering action against cancer.
We are committed to giving families and communities the tools they need to take charge of their health and nutrition. Relentless in our efforts, we improve lives through action, education, and cutting edge research.
Around 40% of cancer cases in the U.S. are preventable.
The best way to reduce your cancer risk is to follow our Cancer Prevention Recommendations.
We Want to Live in a World Free of Preventable Cancers
While no one can guarantee a life free from cancer, through research, we aim to show the public that it’s never too early, and never too late, to make diet and lifestyle choices that protect us from cancer.
How We Fight Cancer
A Blueprint to Beat Cancer
AICR is committed to putting what we know about cancer prevention into action. To help you live healthier, we’ve synthesized leading research from all around the world and made ten recommendations for cancer prevention. By following these evidence-based guidelines, you can significantly reduce your cancer risk.