Risk reduction strategies for leukemia
There are no specific ways to reduce the risk of leukemia. It is important for anyone who has symptoms to see their doctor as soon as possible.
See a doctor if you have the following symptoms:
- malaise (a general feeling of discomfort or illness)
- loss of appetite
- weight loss
- bleeding or bruising
- frequent infections
More information about reducing cancer risk
Learn about what you can do to reduce cancer risk.
Seeing my sister Erin – a young mother – struggle with the emotional blow and then the physical toll of cancer treatment made me want to do something to help women feel confident.
Celebrating cancer survivors at Relay For Life
For cancer survivors, the Canadian Cancer Society provides a unique opportunity to celebrate their courage in the fight against cancer. During hundreds of Relay For Life events across the country, thousands of survivors join together for the Survivors’ Victory Lap.