Articles about cancer prevention


Processed Meats Increase Colorectal Cancer Risk, New Report

Last updated: 03/22/2019

Eating hot dogs, bacon and other processed meats daily increases the risk of colorectal cancer, with the more you eat the greater the risk, finds a new report by AICR and the...

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You Know You Can Check for Colon Cancer Without a Colonoscopy, Right?

Last updated: 03/21/2019

If you just can’t stand the thought or the hassle of a colonoscopy, there are other ways to check how your colon is doing. Which you need to know, since colorectal cancer is the...

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March 2019 - Polyps and Prevention: The Importance of Screening for Colorectal Cancer Webinar | Fight Colorectal Cancer

Last updated: 03/18/2019

Did you know that colon polyps can lead to cancer? Did you know that colorectal cancer can be prevented through regular screening? It is important to stay up to date on CRC...

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10 Ways to Lower Your Cancer Risk

Last updated: 03/17/2019

AICR has just released new and updated Cancer Prevention Recommendations! You can use AICR’s Recommendations as a blueprint for healthy living to reduce your risk of cancer. Our...

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ASCO Honors Leaders in Cancer Care With 2019 Special Awards

Last updated: 03/16/2019

ASCO and ASCO's Conquer Cancer Foundation proudly recognize the winners of ASCO's Special Awards, the Society's highest honors, and Conquer Cancer's Women Who Conquer Cancer...

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6 Steps to Protect Yourself from Colorectal Cancer

Last updated: 03/15/2019

Here in the US, colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer. It is also one of the most preventable. AICR research shows that Americans can prevent nearly half...

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Administration Budget Risks Reversing Progress Against Cancer

Last updated: 03/14/2019

Washington, D.C. –  The administration released its FY20 budget today including a $4.7 billion cut for medical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) including a...

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American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)

Last updated: 03/14/2019

Don't Toss Those Cancer-Fighting Veggie Parts Are you gonna eat that? Next time you’re cooking up vegetables and about to toss out those ‘extras’ – stop. Many vegetable parts...

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Join Call-on Congress from Home! | Fight Colorectal Cancer

Last updated: 03/14/2019

Whether you can’t make it to D.C. for personal or health reasons (or because we sold out fast!) there’s still hope: you can join Call-on Congress (ConC) from the comfort of your...

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After a cancer diagnosis follow our Recommendations, if you can

Last updated: 03/12/2019

Our Cancer Prevention Recommendation for after a cancer diagnosis is to follow our Recommendations, if you can. Check with your health professional what is right for...

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