The moment you are diagnosed with cancer, you join approximately 11 million other survivors in the United States alone. Questions to ask your doctor, and more, before treatment. Answers for cancer patients about managing diet and treatment side effects during treatment. How diet and physical activity may help you feel and stay healthy after treatment. Here you will find research-based advice for every stage of your journey.

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Before Cancer Treatment

Question to ask your doctor, links to resources and support groups for cancer patients, as well as AICR brochures, DVDs and online tools for cancer patients and caregivers.


During Cancer Treatment

Evidence-based answers for cancer patients about managing diet and side effects of cancer treatment, as well as AICR brochures, DVDs and online tools for cancer patients and caregivers.

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After Cancer Treatment

Practical, reliable advice on what to eat and how to get active again once your cancer treatment is over. Support groups, recipes and tips for healthy, everyday changes that may lower risk for cancer recurrence and secondary cancers. Also find AICR brochures, DVDs and online tools for cancer survivorship.



A free information kit to help cancer patients and their caregivers understand more about cancer and its treatment options, and find the resources available to help overcome this disease.

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Additional Resources: Where to Find Help

Other reliable sources of information about cancer treatment and cancer survivorship for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers.

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Cancer Patient and Survivorship news from AICR publications.

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Diana Dyer

Dietitian and cancer survivor Diana Dyer, MS, RD


1. Advice to her fellow cancer survivors.
2. AICR's funding impact in the increase of information on diet, nutrition and survivorship.
3. On her endowment fund


New Information for Cancer Patients, Survivors

Our new DVD, Food for the Fight, answers questions about what to eat and how to live during, and long after, cancer treatment.

Features cooking demonstrations, patient stories, and interviews with Drs. Mehmet Oz and Walter Willett.

Frequently Asked Questions:

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FAQs During Treatment

FAQs After Treatment


From AICR’s Test Kitchen

From AICR's Test Kitchen stamp

Try AICR's healthy, cancer-protective recipes.