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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.

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December 10, 2009 | 1 minute read

Sweat the Small Stuff: Small Changes Make a Difference

ManJumpRopeBeachThis time of year can get crazy, and many of us get through it by telling ourselves that we’ll start taking better care of our health — AFTER the holidays are over.

“I’ll run a marathon!”  “I’ll head to the gym every morning!”  “I’ll bike to work!”

All laudable goals, to be sure.  But one speaker at our Research Conference argued that such sudden, sweeping changes are tough to make permanent, and only set us up for failure.

We wrote about him, and his preferred approach to getting more activity, lowering weight — and lowering cancer risk — in this month’s AICR eNews.

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