Articles about cancer prevention


Strategic Capacity Building: A Framework for Achieving a Robust, Representative Oncology Workforce

Last updated: 06/10/2019

Working with the ASCO Workforce Advisory Group (WAG) has been an enriching learning experience that highlights the challenges of a foreseeable significant oncology workforce...

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Why some women are more prone to develop cervical cancer

Last updated: 06/07/2019

Researchers found a correlation between the composition of three micro-RNA genes in the DNA and the risk for a person developing cervical cancer Cervical cancer, or cancer of...

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Preventing cancer: A whole-of-society, whole-of-government approach

Last updated: 06/05/2019

At World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), dedicated to the prevention of cancer through diet, weight and physical activity. Around 40% of cancer cases are preventable if everyone...

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Meal Delivery Service MamaSezz Partners with American Institute for Cancer Research to Provide Healthy Plant-Based Meals for Cancer Patients and Survivors

Last updated: 06/05/2019

BRATTLEBORO, Vt., May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and MamaSezz have announced a partnership to bring whole food, plant-based meals...

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Five Steps for Cancer-Safe Grilling

Last updated: 06/01/2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Barbecue season is here and with almost three-quarters of Americans planning to grill on July 4, AICR is issuing its annual cancer-protective advice when...

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Food and Cancer Risk

Last updated: 05/31/2019

Some foods and the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients found in them may raise or lower cancer risk. Researchers have been studying how the foods, nutrients, and eating...

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Ultra processed foods like packaged snacks, chicken nuggets, associated with cancer risk – AICR Blog

Last updated: 05/29/2019

Most Americans are probably aware that a steady diet of foods like chicken nuggets, candy bars and sodas are not a path to health, yet their low cost and easy access  mean these...

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Conversation on Prostate Cancer Prevention and Finasteride

Last updated: 05/16/2019

In 2003, results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT)—an NCI-funded randomized clinical trial with nearly 19,000 participants—showed that men aged 55 and older who...

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Questions about AICR’s Stomach Cancer Report – AICR Blog

Last updated: 05/16/2019

We’ve just released our latest systematic review of the global literature linking diet, weight and physical activity to an individual cancer; this time, it’s stomach cancer in...

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PAR-19-198: Modulating Intestinal Microbiota to Enhance Protective Immune Responses against Cancer (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Last updated: 05/13/2019

Part 2. Full Text of Announcement Section I. Funding Opportunity Description Purpose The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support research which...

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