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 Cancer Prevention Recommendations.

DIET, OBESITY, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND CANCER

2021 AICR Research Conference

NOVEMBER 1-3, 2021
LEESBURG, VIRGINIA

About the Conference

The Annual AICR Research Conference is the most authoritative source for information on diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer. This event will feature talks from world-renowned scientists in the field of lifestyle and cancer research on the progress we have made in the field so far and what we have to look forward to in the future.

The 2021 AICR Research Conference will be held from November 1-3, 2021 at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, VA.

We are hosting our annual conference in a hybrid format, featuring both virtual and in-person components, taking maximum precautions to ensure the safety of our in-person attendees. In-person attendance will be limited to 150 people. Register today to reserve your spot! This three-day event will feature dynamic topics such as:

  • Strength of Evidence- How do we assess it and when is it strong enough?
  • Lifestyle Impact on Immunotherapy- Emerging roles for obesity, physical activity and diet on immunotherapy
  • Cancers on the Rise- The impact of diet, nutrition and physical activity on the incidence of young onset colorectal cancer, liver cancer and childhood cancers
  • What Can We Tell Our Patients?- Current knowledge, limitations and opportunities for reducing risk and improving outcomes through diet, nutrition and physical activity in cancer risk and survival

To receive information about the conference as it becomes available, including the final program, sign up to receive updates

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The 27th AICR Research Conference is November 1-3, 2021, in Leesburg, VA.

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A Look Back

2019 Conference Highlights

The 2019 research conference took place May 15–17 at The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, NC. The meeting consisted of ten scientific sessions, three pre-conference workshops and two poster receptions, all exploring the link between diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer.

Sponsor the Event

The American Institute for Cancer Research supports the future of medicine with the help of passionate supporters, generous donors, and a remarkable community of civic minded business leaders. Join our work by serving as an event sponsor, and help us forge ahead in the fight for cancer prevention.

Sponsorship opportunities for the November 2021 Conference are coming soon! Please contact j.street@aicr.org if interested in learning more.

2019 Featured Sponsors
A Look Back

2019 Conference Highlights

The 2019 research conference took place from May 15–17 at The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, NC. The meeting consisted of ten scientific sessions, three pre-conference workshops and two poster receptions, all exploring the link between diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer.

Research in Action

Preventing and Surviving Cancer

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2021 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.
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