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What you can do

Changing public policy is one of the most effective tools for preventing cancer and helping those living with and beyond cancer. The best way to change public policy is for Canadians to speak up and make our collective voices heard.

There are lots of ways you can advocate, no matter how much time you have to give:



Kathleen Murphy She knew that indoor tanning could pose serious health risks and this motivated her to push for a tan-free prom at her school.

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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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