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.

April 23, 2020 | 4 minute read

To Our Courageous Health-Care Workers, Thank You!

At this very moment, health-care workers are on the frontlines battling COVID-19. In our local hospitals and around the world, they are putting themselves at risk to help others during this unprecedented pandemic. Doctors, nurses, EMTs, technicians, pharmacists and everyone who supports patient care are fighting to save lives, while continuing to care for patients who have other medical conditions. All of us at AICR could not be more grateful for their selflessness and bravery.

We recently reached out to our online community of supporters to ask for their thoughts as well and received an abundance of positive feedback! Here are some of the messages of gratitude you shared with us:

“To all the brave men and women who are in harm’s way, saving and caring for the sick with this COVID- 19, God bless them all.” – Philip 

“To all those that are caring for loved ones that cannot care for themselves, thank you.” – Beverly

“Thank you to all the health care workers working every day to help people fight cancer in the midst of everything and heal.” – Anonymous

“Thank you to all nurses in Emergency Departments and all nurses at Sr. Living Facilities.” – Shirley 

“Thanks to all health care workers, EMS, policemen, fire departments and grocery store workers.” – Karen

“To all those med techs behind the scenes.” – Denise

“I am thanking all health care workers who are on the front lines. Stay strong and know we support you.” – Vadel

“Thanks to all the doctors, nurses and medical workers who risk their lives to help others. They are the real heroes.” – Anonymous

“Thank you to all the medical laboratory persons doing the testing of thousands of specimens, researching new test methods, and researching for a vaccine that has efficacy for COVID-19.” – Mary

“Thanks to my daughter, an RN working, raising 3 kids and pursuing her Masters!” – Donna

“To all medical workers, first responders, military…God bless you all, and keep you safe.” – Charlotte

“Thanks to all of you for your tenacity and bravery during these crazy times!” – Marlene

“To all the compassionate care workers who minister to those of us struggling with cancer, giving us a little more time and a lot more hope. God bless you!” – Anonymous

“Thank you to each and every one of you who put your health and your family’s health at risk by helping your patients during this scary time! I Thank You.” – Ann

“Thank you to all of you in the healthcare field for your hard work and dedication to helping patients suffering from this terrible disease.” – Anonymous

“I want to share my appreciation for all their hard, important work and the sacrifices health care workers make for themselves and their families. It takes a village.” – Anonymous

“This thank you goes to any and all health care workers that are out there day after day. You’re much needed and much appreciated. Stay safe!” – Lori

“Thank you to all nurses, doctors, store workers, police, fire departments and all of those that are helping to get the nation through this horrible time.” – Sue

“To all Medical Staff from the Custodial Workers all the way to the Doctors and Admin and our amazing nurses! I love you all! May God bless and keep you! Thank you for putting up with all you do, and I know it’s a lot!” – Anonymous

“Thank you to the nurses and doctors who are still waiting for protective equipment.” – Laura

“To all those who put their health on the line in the emergency rooms across this country.” – Richard

“Thank you just doesn’t quite cover it. You are deeply appreciated!” – Barb

At AICR, we are also thankful for YOU! Your support is fueling our fight to end cancer by funding groundbreaking research. And we hope that you will continue to utilize our resources and keep our cause in mind during this time. Our work would not be possible without you.

When this troubling time has passed and life returns to our new normal, it is our hope that we all continue this incredible outpour of appreciation for the sacrifices, dedication, commitment and courage that our health-care workers show every day. They deserve our deepest gratitude and admiration – not just in this time of crisis, but always.

29 comments on “To Our Courageous Health-Care Workers, Thank You!

  1. Jerry Adams on

    THANK YOU FOR SAVING LIVES BY PUTTING YOUR LIFE ON THE LINE. GOD BLESS EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU. YOU ARE HEROES!!!! THKU

    Reply
    • Billy on

      It is truly a crazy time, but everyone appreciates the work you do to care for others. Without you, the patients would not be able to feel relaxed and be in a safe environment. Thank you for all you do.

      Reply
  2. Zanetta Suri on

    Well Done! Thank you for helping those in need and risking your own to make sure your patients receive the best of the best treatment. You are truly heroes with hidden identities. COVID 19 has been hard on all of us, having to quarantine and wearing masks, but the nurses and doctors come to work every day to ensure our safety. Thank you so much for everything you have done. You all truly deserve honourable mentions.

    Reply
  3. Katelyn on

    Thank you so much to everyone on the front lines who risks their lives for us everyday. You are loved and you are appreciated. I am so grateful!

    Reply
  4. Sarah on

    You are an amazing person and you are so brave for doing what you do everyday. Thank you so much for risking your life for the sake of others.

    Reply
  5. Jewel on

    Dear Healthcare Provider,
    Thank you so much for everything you do, before and during this pandemic. Your service on the frontline is very much appreciated from everyone. Your courage is saving lives during this time and remember that you are always loved <3

    Reply
  6. Maria on

    Thank you so much for all of your hard work and support during this difficult time. Your courage is saving lives during this time and remember that you are always loved <3 I hope that you will also find time for yourself to relax and enjoy your life out of the hospital.

    Reply
  7. Michelle on

    Thank you for staying committed to caring for your patients and sacrificing your time to come out and work. I know that your patients are very thankful to see you care for them everyday. Make sure that you take breaks and care for yourself during this time also !!

    Reply
  8. Joseph on

    It is truly a crazy time, but everyone appreciates the work you do to care for others. Your care for them brings a calm atmosphere and smiles on their faces. I hope that you will also find time for yourself to relax and enjoy your life out of the hospital.

    Reply
  9. Victoria on

    Thank you for sacrificing your time to come out to work and provide for patients. Your courage is saving lives during this time and remember that you are always loved <3 Without you, our hospitals will not be able to function. Thank you!

    Reply
  10. Patrick on

    During these tough times, I appreciate that you are still doing your best to give the best care. Without you, the patients would not be able to feel relaxed and be in a safe environment. Thank you for all you do <3

    Reply
  11. Leela Nguyen on

    Thank you for everything you have done for us during these unprecedented times. We appreciate all you effort and bravery while fighting on the front lines. Stay strong and be safe! We all love you!

    Reply
  12. Jeeyaben Bhakta on

    Thank you angels for being so persistent and brave. Thank for saving countless lives. Without you life would not have gone on. Thank you!!!

    Reply
  13. Jeeyaben on

    I wish there were some other words than thank you to tell you. Everything is less compared to all that you have done. You are deeply appreciated. Thank you for everything.

    Reply
  14. Jeeyaben on

    You are the light at the end of tunnel. You are the first laughter that lightens the mood and makes everything better. The world is so grateful and honored to have people like you. Thank you for everything!!!

    Reply
  15. Jeeyaben on

    Thank you for making a difference in so many lives. You have saved people, helped them recover, and inspired many more. You are an amazing person!!! Thank you for existing!!!

    Reply
  16. Megan on

    Thank you for your hard work! Just know that your hard work are saving millions of lives. We’re all in this together! ❤️

    Reply
  17. Megan on

    Thank you for risking your life just to save someone in need! This crazy pandemic will be over soon. Just know that you are one of the many strong healthcare works who fought back, during these tough times.I hope this small gesture will brighten your day ❤️.
    From a future healthcare worker 🏥

    Reply
  18. Megan on

    Thank you for your hard work during these tough times. I know it’s tiring but just know that you are saving millions of live, while putting yourself at risk. I hope this small gesture will brighten but your day!

    Reply
  19. Megan on

    Hey there healthcare worker, I know you might feel like giving up but don’t worry you are trying you best and that’s all that matters. Don’t push yourself too hard. Remember to think about your mental health as well. Thank you for your hard work! ❤️

    Reply
  20. Megan on

    I just want to let you know that your hard work is getting notice! Thank you for your bravery and hard work. Hope you have a wonderful day!

    Reply
  21. Megan on

    Thank you for your hard work and bravery! Just know that your not in this fight alone. If you are feeling down please read this joke so it can brighten up your day 😁.
    When ever I’m sad I read my blood type…..because it always says B+

    Reply
  22. Megan on

    Thank you for risking your life just to save others. You are very much appreciated during these tough times. Hope you have a wonderful day. 💛💛💛

    Reply
  23. Megan on

    Thank you for your hard work on saving other people everyday! Please be safe and healthy during these tough times. I wish you have a wonderful day.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More From the Blog

Close