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Reduce cancer risk – what you can do

About half of all cancers can be prevented through healthy living and policies that protect the health of Canadians. The good news is you can reduce your risk of cancer right now. There’s no time like the present to start making positive lifestyle changes to feel better and live longer.

Follow these recommendations and help reduce your cancer risk.

Live well. Make healthy choices.

Be aware. Make informed decisions.

Look after yourself and help find cancer early.

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Stories

 Bree Garnier at Relay For Life I think the hope is that it creates awareness – that others see Bree as someone who is making a difference.

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Support from someone who has ‘been there’

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The Canadian Cancer Society’s peer support program is a telephone support service that matches cancer patients and their caregivers with specially trained volunteers.

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