american association for cancer research
PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is pleased to announce a partnership with evo3 Olive Farms to help defeat cancer. Proceeds from every bottle of evo3 Extra Virgin Organic Olive Oil sold will fund lifesaving cancer research at the AACR.
The AACR is the world’s first and largest cancer research organization dedicated to preventing and curing cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Eighty-eight cents of every dollar donated to the AACR goes toward funding meritorious research to propel progress against cancer.
“It is rare for a company to be so committed to social responsibility, and we are very grateful that evo3 Olive Farms has chosen to expound on their theme, ‘taste love, give life,’ by helping to defeat cancer by supporting the American Association for Cancer Research,” said Mitch Stoller, executive director of the AACR Foundation. “The AACR is dedicated to funding every aspect of high-quality, innovative research for the more than 200 types of cancer. We are fortunate to have evo3 Olive Farms as a partner in this endeavor.”
evo3 Olive Farms is an international olive and olive oil product company known for its extra virgin olive oil. evo3 is a third-generation family business headquartered on the Greek island of Lesvos, dedicated to developing high quality, honest, and socially responsible pure olive oil and other olive products.
“evo3 Olive Farms is ecstatic to join forces and partner with the American Association for Cancer Research,” said Stratis Camatsos, founder, evo3 Olive Farms. “Extra virgin olive oil is a pillar of the Mediterranean diet, which has been shown from ancient Greece to modern times to have positive effects on our health. The AACR is committed to cancer prevention through healthy behaviors, and we are excited about this special partnership and our support in their fight against cancer.”
“As a cancer survivor who is part of a company where social responsibility is intertwined in every facet of our brand, I can think of no better partner than the American Association for Cancer Research,” said John Irwin, director and partner, evo3 Olive Farms. “In one way or another, our lives have all been affected by this dreadful disease.”
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About the American Association for Cancer Research
Founded in 1907, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is the world’s first and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research and its mission to prevent and cure cancer. AACR membership includes more than 40,000 laboratory, translational, and clinical researchers; population scientists; other health care professionals; and patient advocates residing in 120 countries. The AACR marshals the full spectrum of expertise of the cancer community to accelerate progress in the prevention, biology, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer by annually convening more than 30 conferences and educational workshops, the largest of which is the AACR Annual Meeting with more than 22,600 attendees. In addition, the AACR publishes eight prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals and a magazine for cancer survivors, patients, and their caregivers. The AACR funds meritorious research directly as well as in cooperation with numerous cancer organizations. As the Scientific Partner of Stand Up To Cancer, the AACR provides expert peer review, grants administration, and scientific oversight of team science and individual investigator grants in cancer research that have the potential for near-term patient benefit. The AACR actively communicates with legislators and other policymakers about the value of cancer research and related biomedical science in saving lives from cancer. For more information about the AACR, visit www.AACR.org.
In our mission to raise awareness of eating a healthy diet and living a healthy lifestyle through the unique Mediterranean diet, we have teamed up with a partner to aid us in achieving this as well as helping in the fight against cancer.
The AACR is the world’s first and largest cancer research organization, dedicated to preventing and curing cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Eighty-eight cents of every dollar donated funds lifesaving cancer research. The AACR administers grants to scientists across the world to fund meritorious research to propel progress against cancer. By accelerating the growth and spread of new knowledge about cancer, the AACR is on the front lines of the quest for prevention and cure.
The programs and services of the AACR foster the exchange of knowledge and new ideas among scientists dedicated to cancer research, provide training opportunities for the next generation of cancer researchers, and increase public understanding of cancer.
Prevention is also an important part of what AACR is promoting as well as researching. It is said that we prevent more than half the cancers that occur in the United States today by applying knowledge we already have, according to researchers. Obesity, poor diet, and lack of exercise account for almost one-third of cancer fatalities in the United States, so healthy behavior will lessen our risk. Therefore, nutrition and our lifestyle is an important part of trying to prevent cancer from developing.
We are extremely proud to join forces and partner with the American Association for Cancer Research in their fight against cancer by donating proceeds from each bottle sold. Extra virgin olive oil is a pillar of the Mediterranean diet, which has been shown from Ancient Greece to the modern times to have positive effects on our health. As the AACR is committed to cancer prevention through healthy behaviors this is a special partnership.
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