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.

April 22, 2010 | 1 minute read

Simple Step: Save the Earth & Lower Cancer Risk

Happy Earth Day!

Earth Day 2010 marks the 40th anniversary of an effort begun in the U.S. to raise awareness of environmental issues.

Just about everyone can point to something they have changed in the past few years to use less energy (energy efficient light bulbs) or reduce consumption (take your own bags to the grocery store).

AICR suggests this earth day you consider taking a simple step to not only help the planet, but also lower your risk for cancer.

Following AICR’s New American Plate concept will help you achieve a healthier diet with more fruits, vegetables and whole grains and less meat. It’s a diet healthy for the earth because eating less meat means fewer greenhouse gases are released into the atmosphere through livestock production.

Read how you can use proportion and portion on your plate to improve your health and the health of the planet.

Let us know how you are celebrating Earth Day 2010.

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