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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...

Oct 12, 2004, 01:00 ET

Touching Ways to Create Tension-Free Festivities

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- People's focus on having a good time and making family gatherings perfect can lead to tensions - which can...

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...

Aug 06, 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...

Jul 09, 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...

Jul 01, 2004, 01:00 ET

Moffitt's Rebecca Sutphen, M.D., Authors Biomarker Study; Potential Breakthrough In Screening For Ovarian Cancer

TAMPA, Fla., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A study of hundreds of women from four hospitals showing that lysophospholipids are present in high levels in...

Jun 22, 2004, 01:00 ET

Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research Hosts Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament

PHILADELPHIA, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research will host their Second Annual Golf Tournament Tuesday, September...

May 26, 2004, 01:00 ET

Cancer Experts Applaud FDA for Action on Omega 3 Fatty Acids

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) today applauded the decision by the Food and Drug...

Apr 01, 2004, 00:00 ET

L.A. Physician/Researcher Founds Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer

LOS ANGELES, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- James Berenson, M.D., formerly director of the Multiple Myeloma and Bone Metastasis Program at Cedars-Sinai...

Mar 04, 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...

Feb 04, 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...

Aug 13, 2003, 01:00 ET

The French Aren't Poles Apart When Comparing Attitudes Toward Chemotherapy Among The Elderly, According To Moffitt Cancer Center's Martine Extermann, M.D.

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The French are famously opposed to Americans regarding language, food and politics. But when it comes to...

May 13, 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...

May 02, 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...

Apr 30, 2003, 01:00 ET

Moffitt Neuro-Oncology Study of Wafer During Surgery Shows Zero Tumor Recurrence

TAMPA, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute have found encouraging results in a...

Mar 03, 2003, 00:00 ET

New United Nations Report Supports Key Role For Diet, Activity in Cancer Prevention

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) today applauded a new report from the...

Nov 06, 2002, 00:00 ET

Traditional Holiday Dinner is Good for You: Expert from Moffitt Cancer Center Identifies Cancer-Fighting Foods

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-American holiday meal -- turkey dinner -- is your best chance ever to be free of fear of eating...

Jun 11, 2002, 01:00 ET

Fiorica Addresses Hormone Therapy Risks at International Menopause Congress

TAMPA, Fla., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- James V. Fiorica, M.D., of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, advises women not to...

Mar 06, 2002, 00:00 ET

New Treatment Combination Containing Irinotecan Shows Promising Survival Rate For Patients With Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

TAMPA, Fla., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The combination of irinotecan (also known as CPT-11, CAMPTOSAR(R)) and gemcitabine shows promise in...