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AICR eNews
Issue 39 | October 2009
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What About Breast Cancer Survivors?
AICR’s recent update on breast cancer research confirmed our prevention recommendations. But do these recommendations apply to risk of recurrence and secondary cancers, too?

a Younger and an Older Women

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The Healthiest Treat?
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This Halloween, hold on to those seeds you scooped from the Jack-o’-Lantern. Enjoyed in sensible amounts, seeds are one of the most overlooked healthful foods, packed with compounds that may play a role in preventing cancer.

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Sugar, By Any Other Name…
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AICR recommends limiting calorie-dense foods and avoiding sugary drinks. But that may be easier said than done. Learn what to look for – and what to look out for – on food labels.

  From AICR's test kitchen
Icon: DietTasty Spice Mixes for Pumpkin Seeds
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Roasted pumpkin seeds make great autumn snacks. With these quick, delicious spice mixes, you can hold the salt and still maximize flavor.

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Team AICR Members Run to Honor Friend’s Loss
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After being motivated by family and friends to tackle a marathon, two TEAM AICR members turned their energy into a way to honor loved ones. Read an excerpt from their inspiring letter.

get pink. Pink on Purpose: raise awareness, support survivors, fund research, have fun.
AICR Logo 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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