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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:

  • fatigue
  • 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.


Dr Shawn Li I’m extremely grateful to the Canadian Cancer Society for funding my research with an Innovation Grant.

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How can you stop cancer before it starts?

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Discover how your lifestyle choices can affect cancer risk and how you can take action with our interactive tool – It’s My Life!

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