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.

September 24, 2014 | 2 minute read

Mark Your Calendars for the AICR Research Conference, October 29 – 31

WASHINGTON, DC —The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is hosting its Annual Research Conference on Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer on October 29-31 at the Capital Hilton hotel in Washington, DC.

This year’s sessions feature new research on:

  • How physical activity may help survivors of breast and colorectal cancers
  • The ketogenic diet and brain tumors
  • How epigenetic effects from leafy green vegetables and other foods may play a role in lung cancer prevention
  • What role intermittent dieting may play in the prevention and treatment of cancer
  • Vitamin D and cancer prevention
  • The role of diet and exercise for survivors of childhood cancers
  • The role of obesity and cancer risk among African Americans and Hispanics

The conference will also present approximately 100 posters featuring the latest research. Leading scientists and health professionals will be available for press interviews upon request.

The research conference is the premier scientific forum on food, nutrition and physical activity as they relate to cancer prevention, treatment and survival.

Visit our website to view the conference program and speaker biographies.

Attendance is free to members of the press who cover the event. Request a press registration by emailing communications@aicr.org.

If you cannot attend, you can follow the conference on Twitter using #AICR14 and visiting the AICR Blog for updates.

We hope to see you in Washington, DC.

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