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.

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 Recommendations for Cancer Prevention.

Cancer Research

Fueling the Future of Health

Research is at the core of AICR’s mission. From our founding on through the present day, we have asked bold questions about what causes cancer, and we’ve enabled scientists to follow research into uncharted territories.

Continuous Update Project

The Continuous Update Project is an ongoing program that analyzes global research on how diet, nutrition and physical activity affect cancer risk and survival. Built from an evolving database of scholarship and study, the report ensures that families, communities, and physicians all have direct access to valuable information concerning cancer risk and prevention.

Third Expert Report

Drawn from a massive collection of scientific literature and studies, The Third Expert Report is the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative report on lifestyle and cancer prevention to date.

Research & Grants

AICR funds research that focuses on how nutrition and lifestyle affect the prevention, treatment, and survival of cancer. Since our founding, we have committed more than $109 million to grants and research. Explore our grant history, and find information regarding current opportunities.

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Our Impact

AICR has been improving public understanding of cancer risk, lifestyle and nutrition for nearly thirty years. Our research has improved cancer care, shaped public policy, and has become a trusted resource for healthcare professionals across the country.

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2020 AICR Research Conference

The AICR Research Conference is a three day summit that brings researchers and health professionals together. This engaging forum focuses on the role lifestyle factors play in cancer risk and diagnosis. It affords attendees the opportunity to stay on top of research, and connect with exhibitors and experts in the field.
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.

James C Fleet, PhD

Without a doubt, the approach that AICR takes is the one that we, in the scientific community, really respect.

Our research helps clinicians develop better strategies for cancer prevention and treatment.

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