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.

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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.

Apply for a Grant

Our Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program welcomes proposals for research addressing the effects of diet, nutrition, body composition and physical activity on cancer risk and outcomes.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Letter of Intent Submission Opens:
December 10, 2021

Letter of Intent Submission Closes:
January 21, 2022

Full Application Opens:
March 11, 2022

Full Application Closes:
May 20, 2022

Applicants Notified of Funding Decision:
Early October 2022

The research that we fund is vital to our mission of understanding the role of diet, nutrition, body composition and physical activity in reducing cancer risk and improving outcomes for cancer patients and survivors. Our Research Grant Program builds on and is informed by the scientific findings from our Continuous Update Project and Third Expert Report.