American Institute for Cancer Research

Conference Reveals Details of Promising Phytochemical Research
02 Sep 99 | "We are in the middle of rigorous testing of phytochemicals in foods that show great promise as anti-cancer agents," Dr. Richard Rivlin of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center told reporters at the 9th Annual Conference of the American Institute...

Survey Shows Broad Ignorance of Exercise-Cancer Link: Diet Link More Widely Known
14 Aug 99 | A survey commissioned by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) has revealed that a high percentage of Americans are unaware that regular exercise can reduce the risk of cancer. Asked to agree or disagree with the statement "exercising...

Nutrition and Cancer Prevention: New Insights into the Role of Phytochemicals
30 Jul 99 | Past epidemiological studies - which investigate rates of disease among well-defined groups or populations - have strongly suggested that certain plant foods possess anti-cancer effects. At the American Institute for Cancer Research 9th Annual ...

Fish oil may increase effectiveness of chemotherapy, lessen side effects
21 Jul 99 | New evidence suggests that by consuming more of certain polyunsaturated fatty acids - the kind found in fish oil - cancer patients can help chemotherapy drugs selectively destroy cancerous cells with less damage to the body's normal cells. Cancer...

Make the Most of Your Tomato Harvest - 4 Easy Recipes to Stretch the Season
20 Jul 99 | In fact, tomatoes can easily be cooked into sauces, chutneys and salsas that keep their fresh taste indefinitely when frozen." Fresh tomatoes are a good source of lycopene, but it now seems that cooking tomatoes frees up even more.

Research Shows Low Fat Diet Reduces Skin Cancer Risk
12 Jul 99 | Ongoing research, funded by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), has shown a high fat diet increases risk of subsequent skin cancer occurrences in skin cancer patients. Patients consuming high levels of fat were found to be at ...

Cooking with Summer Fruits: A Fresh Idea
30 Jun 99 | Beyond their time-tested supporting role as garnishes, summer fruits can be featured in sauces, grilled in kabobs, tossed in salads, and even used as a light, refreshing filling for brunch omelets. 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, ...

American Institute for Cancer Research Applauds New Unified Dietary Guidelines
18 Jun 99 | The President of the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) today commended the Unified Dietary Guidelines issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) at its conference in New York City on June 16, 1999. She noted that a single set of ...

American Institute for Cancer Research Proposes Radical Changes in U. S. Dietary Guidelines
07 Jun 99 | The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is proposing a sharp shift in the way Americans think about a healthy diet. In comments submitted to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the Institute called for shifting emphasis away...

AICR's Landmark Diet & Cancer Report Extends Its Reach to China
07 May 99 | The 670-page report, published by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and its European affiliate, the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), is the first international review of diet and cancer. Dr. Ritva Butrum, Ph.D.,Vice President of...

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