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June 2008
Issue 24
AICR is the cancer charity that fosters research on diet and cancer prevention,
interprets the evidence, and educates the public about the results.
Feature Article
Family Shopping

Eating Right When the Budget’s Tight

Food prices are rising, so try these tips for saving grocery money without skimping on health.

In Brief
Yoga position: Downward Dog

Dump the Dumbbells?

Learn how to use your own body weight to build strength, get more energy and boost your ability to guard against cancer.

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Cracking Down on Cancer Hucksters

Fake cancer “cures” are under fire by the FDA. Here’s how to spot scams and keep yourself from getting duped.


Anatomy of a Recipe: Chilled Melon Soup

Mouse over the highlighted words in this recipe to get tips on its preparation, background on its cancer-fighting components, and more.

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Going the Distance in the Fight Against Cancer

Studies show that physical activity directly protects against cancer. The Marine Corps Marathon is just one way Team AICR is putting our message into action.

Welcome From
Marilyn Gentry

Marilyn Gentry

Enjoy this month’s AICR e.Newsletter, which is full of practical tips. We’re proud to be your trusted source for information on diet, nutrition and cancer risk.

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- Interprets the accumulated scientific literature in the field; and
- Educates people about choices they can make to reduce their chances of developing cancer.

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