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Author - TheCancer Project

The Cancer Project promotes cancer prevention and survival through a better understanding of cancer causes, particularly the link between nutrition and cancer. Through research, education, and advocacy, we are saving lives. The Cancer Project has two main goals: First, we aim to make cancer prevention a top priority. Just as important, we want to improve survival after cancer has been diagnosed by providing comprehensive information about the role of dietary factors in keeping people healthy. With over one million people being diagnosed with cancer in the United States each year - and many more cases in other countries across the globe - there is an urgent need for a new direction in battling this disease. The Cancer Project provides classes, books, video programs, fact sheets, brochures, and other educational materials on cancer prevention and survival. We also conduct clinical research studies to investigate dietary issues and publicize the need for cancer prevention and the value of healthy diet changes. The Cancer Project's hands-on nutrition classes have become incredibly popular, helping cancer survivors and their families learn new tastes and easy food preparation skills. Staff members are regularly interviewed by the media and often give public lectures. For more information about The Cancer Project, please e-mail info@cancerproject.org. An independent, separately incorporated affiliate of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), The Cancer Project advances cancer prevention and survival through nutrition education and research. The Cancer Project began in 1991 as a program of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) and became a 501(c)(3) organization in 2004. All gifts are tax deductible.

Fiber: A Cancer-Fighting Champion

Fiber is a key player in the fight against cancer. But most Americans only consume about half the amount needed to effectively protect our bodies from cancer and other diseases. You won’t find fiber in cheeseburgers, grilled chicken, cheese, or any...

Grilled Meats and Cancer Risk

Health-conscious consumers often choose grilled chicken over fried chicken, but grilled chicken—as well as other grilled meats—can increase the risk of cancer. Researchers have known for years that meat-eaters have higher cancer rates, compared...

How Foods Fight Cancer

Did your mother ever tell you to eat your vegetables? Well, she was right! Healthy vegetarian foods are a powerful weapon in the fight against cancer. Fruits and vegetables contain a variety of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals...