The American Institute for Cancer Research

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September 2008
Issue 27
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

Welcome From
Marilyn Gentry

Marilyn Gentry

This Back-to-School issue of the AICR e.Newsletter isn’t for students only. All of us can learn something from the research-based advice inside. Enjoy!

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women in cafeteria

From Cafeteria to Kitchen Table: Lessons from the Lunchroom on Managing Weight

This fall, many college cafeterias are trying something that’ll keep costs down – and may help students keep their weight down at the same time.

In Brief
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Hot Dogs, School Lunches and Cancer:
What You Should Know

An advocacy group is using AICR’s expert report to advance its agenda. Read the science behind the spin.

Woman and Dog

Fight Cancer with Fido?

Research shows that leashing yourself to a dog is a great way to get, and stay, more active – and lower your risk for cancer.

Spaghetti Squash

Anatomy of a Recipe: Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Tomato Sauce

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

Pink on Purpose

This October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month some of our supporters will take the initiative to bring our message to the workplace.

Today the American Institute for Cancer Research:
- Funds research on the relationship of nutrition, physical activity and weight management to cancer risk;
- 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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