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Aug 01, 2013, 14:29 ET

High School Students Win AICR Scholarships for Healthy Dessert Recipes

At an event earlier this month in Washington D.C., a high school student from Virginia was awarded a $5,000 scholarship for his first-place recipe...

Jun 24, 2013, 11:19 ET

Another Study Finds AICR Recommendations Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Post-menopausal women who follow at least five Recommendations for Cancer Prevention from the American Institute for Cancer...

May 06, 2013, 14:39 ET

Cancer Experts Issue "5-Steps" Warning on Grilling Safety

 In time for the start of grilling season, experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), an organization that studies the...

Nov 03, 2011, 10:00 ET

New Research: Getting Up from Your Desk Can Put the ''Breaks'' on Cancer

  Experts Urge Americans to Rethink Outdated Notions of Physical Activity As many as 49,000 cases of breast cancer and 43,000 cases of...

Oct 22, 2010, 17:52 ET
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Latest Research: Even Late in Life, Activity and Plant-Based Diet Lower Cancer Risk

Citing projections that by 2030, America's senior population will reach 20 percent of the population – 78 million people – and new...

Oct 18, 2010, 15:43 ET

AICR Hosts Telephone Briefing on October 20 to Announce New Findings on How Diet, Activity Delay Aging and Help Prevent Age-Related Cancers

Because people aged 65 and over face a cancer risk that is 10 times higher than the general public, the American Institute for Cancer Research...

Feb 26, 2009, 06:00 ET

Report: Many Cancers Could Be Prevented in US

Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Recommendations for All Levels of Society A new global policy report estimates that approximately 45 percent of...

Feb 26, 2009, 06:00 ET

Landmark Policy Report: Many Cancers Could Be Prevented Across the Globe

Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Recommendations for All Levels of Society WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - A new global policy report...

Feb 26, 2009, 06:00 ET

Landmark Policy Report: Many Cancers Could Be Prevented Across the Globe

Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Recommendations for All Levels of Society A new global policy report estimates that approximately 37 percent of...

Nov 06, 2008, 09:30 ET

Scientists Debate Dietary Supplements and Cancer Risk at AICR Conference

Today, at the annual research conference of the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), a panel of leading scientists discussed the state of...

Aug 07, 2008, 01:00 ET

Statement from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) Clarifying Processed Meat-Cancer Link

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute for Cancer Research finds itself and its landmark expert report, Food,...

Jun 23, 2008, 01:00 ET

Experts Fact-Check 'McDonald's Diet' Story

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) weighed in today on a...

Oct 31, 2007, 01:00 ET

Landmark Report: Excess Body Fat Causes Cancer

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The evidence that excess body fat increases the risk of developing cancer is much stronger now...

Sep 27, 2006, 01:00 ET

AICR Welcomes ACS Cancer Prevention Guidelines

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), the charity that focuses exclusively...

Jul 21, 2006, 01:00 ET

Research on Cancer Survivorship Urgently Needed

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Ritva Butrum, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor to the American Institute for...

Jul 14, 2005, 01:00 ET

Green Tea Targets Cancer, New Research Finds

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking today at an international conference on diet and cancer, researchers funded by the American...

Jun 22, 2005, 01:00 ET

Golf Tournament to Benefit Cancer Research Set for July 11

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Debbie Olivier Memorial Golf Classic 2005 will take place at San Luis Rey Downs in the heart of the San...

Jun 14, 2005, 01:00 ET

AICR Welcomes Further Evidence that Red Meat Causes Colon Cancer

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) today welcomed the latest results from the...

Nov 03, 2004, 00:00 ET

Cancer Experts: New JNCI Diet-Cancer Study Not Conclusive

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Ritva Butrum, Ph.D., AICR Vice President for Research: My colleagues...

Aug 27, 2004, 01:00 ET

Cancer Experts Respond to Final USDA Dietary Guidelines Report

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) commends the 2005 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee...