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.

November 23, 2010 | 1 minute read

A Splendid Side Dish

Whether you’re cooking up an entire Thanksgiving dinner, or playing a supporting role by bringing a dish to someone else’s house, you’ll find today’s Health-e-Recipe for Braised Mushrooms with Herbs refreshingly simple to prepare.

Mushrooms are being studied for potential anti-inflammatory and cancer-prevention properties. Funded by AICR, researchers at the Beckman Research Institute’s City of Hope in Los Angeles found shiitake, portobello, crimini and white button mushrooms suppressed the production of aromatase, a substance that fuels production of the hormone estrogen, a factor in breast cancer. Mushrooms are also being studied for their potential effects on prostate cancer.

The herbs in this recipe complement the mushrooms perfectly. Don’t worry about the red wine: The alcohol evaporates as the mushrooms cook and you’re left with a rich tasting glaze. For a vegetarian version, just substitute vegetable broth for the beef broth.

For more healthy recipes highlighting healthful seasonal foods, visit AICR’s Test Kitchen. To subscribe to our weekly Health-e-Recipes, click here.

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