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01 Aug, 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...


24 Jun, 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...


06 May, 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...


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  Experts Urge Americans to Rethink Outdated Notions of Physical Activity As many as 49,000 cases of breast cancer and 43,000 cases of...


22 Oct, 2010, 17:52 ET 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...


18 Oct, 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...


26 Feb, 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...


26 Feb, 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...


26 Feb, 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...


06 Nov, 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...


07 Aug, 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,...


23 Jun, 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...


31 Oct, 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...


27 Sep, 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...


14 Jul, 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...


14 Jul, 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 Institute...


22 Jun, 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...


14 Jun, 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...


14 Jun, 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...


06 Aug, 2004, 01:00 ET Researcher Statement on Carbs-Breast Cancer Link

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Ritva Butrum, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, American Institute for Cancer...


09 Jul, 2004, 01:00 ET New Study: Women Who Followed AICR Guidelines Cut Their Cancer Risk

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a study involving nearly 30,000 women show that diet and lifestyle guidelines developed by the...


04 Mar, 2004, 00:00 ET Health Experts Applaud Elimination of Super Sizes

WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Kelly Browning, Executive Vice-President, American Institute for Cancer...


04 Feb, 2004, 00:00 ET Cancer Experts: 'Carbs Cause Cancer' Stories Get It Wrong

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Ritva Butrum, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, American Institute for Cancer...


13 May, 2003, 01:00 ET International Panel of Experts Meets to Produce World's Most Comprehensive Diet-Cancer Report

LONDON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A Panel of the world's leading cancer and nutrition experts met today in London under the auspices of the World...


02 May, 2003, 01:00 ET AICR Welcomes First Results from Largest Diet-Cancer Study Ever Undertaken

WASHINGTON, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The first results from the largest scientific study to ever investigate the links between diet and cancer risk...